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Sunny, windy and warm »

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Very warm weather will prevail across southwestern Kansas through Wednesday where highs will be in the upper 70s to lower 80s today, lower to mid 80s Tuesday, and upper 80s on Wednesday! The warm temperatures with low relative humidity in the afternoon will result in enhanced fire weather risk. Today Sunny, with a high near […]

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Partly cloudy, warmer Friday »

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Clouds with sprinkles and very light rain showers will move southeast across western Kansas the first half of the day today. As skies clear, temperatures will warm nicely into the lower 70s across far western Kansas. Temperatures will only reach around 60 from Hays to Pratt to Medicine Lodge. Today A chance of rain and snow […]

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Cloudy, windy and a chance for rain »

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There is a slight chance for light rain showers later today and tonight. North winds will increase to 25 to 35 mph. A warming trend is on tap into the Weekend. Today A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Windy, with a north northeast wind 5 to […]

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Partly sunny, warmer »

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A Red Flag Warning is in effect from 1 pm to 7 pm CDT today. Expect gusty northwest winds and very dry conditions. Highs today will range from 70 to 75 degrees. Today A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then […]

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Partly sunny, chance of thunderstorms »

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Thunderstorms will be possible late this afternoon and overnight. A few of these storms late today and early this evening will be capable of producing hail up to the size of golf balls. Today Partly sunny, with a high near 64. North wind 6 to 16 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Tonight Showers and […]

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Sunny, warmer Friday »

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A warm and dry weekend is expected across western Kansas. There will be a chance for thunderstorms late Monday and Monday night. Today Sunny, with a high near 73. West southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Tonight Clear, with a low around 39. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Saturday Sunny, with a high near 76. […]

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Cloudy skies, chance of rain »

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After a cloudy and cool day today the weekend will be more spring like. Today A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly between 11am and 4pm. Areas of fog before 2pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 54. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Tonight Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming […]

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Partly sunny, chance of overnight rain »

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Finally have some good news for drought-stricken southwest Kansas. Beneficial rainfall is expected Thursday. Today Partly sunny, with a high near 58. East southeast wind around 8 mph. Tonight A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 37. East southeast wind 6 to 11 mph. Thursday Rain likely, mainly […]

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Cool, windy St. Patrick’s Day »

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  St Patrick’s Day will be much cooler with near normal temperatures and a stiff northeast wind. Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 16 to 24 mph. Tonight Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. East wind 6 to 14 mph. Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high […]

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Sunny, windy Monday »

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Hot temperatures and high fire danger can be expected today. #kswx Today Sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Windy, with a south southwest […]

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Sunny, breezy Friday »

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Above normal temperatures will continue through the weekend. On Sunday the fire danger levels will be increasing as gusty south winds develop and relative humidity values fall back into the 15 to 20 percent range. Elevated to near critical fire weather conditions will be possible. Outdoor burning is discouraged Sunday afternoon. Today Mostly sunny, with a […]

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Sunny, warmer Wednesday »

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Highs today and tomorrow will be in the 70s with mostly clear skies Today Sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Tonight Clear, with a low around 40. South southeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Thursday Sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 9 […]

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Sunny, warm Tuesday »

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Warm and dry conditions will continue for the remainder of the week. Skies will be mostly clear with the exception of Friday when an increase in clouds is expected Today Sunny, with a high near 72. West southwest wind around 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Tonight Clear, with a low around 36. North […]

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