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Sunny warmer Tuesday »

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Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind around 6 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 59. East wind around 6 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Wednesday […]

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National Climate Change Viewer Unveiled »

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U.S. Department of Interior WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Friday, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell  unveiled the National Climate Change Viewer, a climate-visualization website tool from the Interior Department’s U.S. Geological Survey. The new tool gives citizens and resource managers the opportunity to look at climate-driven impacts on watersheds and map projected changes at the local, regional, […]

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Sunny, windy Wednesday »

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Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Very windy, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 26 mph decreasing to 11 […]

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Sunny and breezy Thursday »

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As a cold front sinks fast into Texas today, and an upper disturbance moves east, today will be mostly sunny and mild. High temperatures will be mostly around 70 degrees. It will be breezy as north winds of 15 to 30 mph early shift to the northwest at 15 to 25 mph with gusts to […]

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Partly sunny, less wind »

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Today Partly sunny, with a high near 56. North northeast wind 7 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. South southeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 18 […]

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Windy Wednesday »

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Clouds will increase today with a chance of rain tonight into tomorrow morning. Temperatures will warm in to the 70s this weekend with a chance of thunderstorms Saturday into Sunday. Today Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 20 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust […]

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Cold, windy Monday »

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Cloudy to mostly cloudy skies can be expected through midday to early afternoon with the sun expected to make an appearance late in the day. Temperatures are only expected to top out in the lower to mid 40s on breezy north winds of 20 to 25 mph. Tonight will be very cold with a damaging […]

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Cool, wet Thursday »

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Today will be cloudy, cooler with a chance for rain or snow. Afternoon temperatures today are expected to range from the near 40 degrees across west central Kansas to the mid 50s in south central Kansas. Any snowfall today will occur north of highway 96 and snow accumulations are expected to be less than 1 […]

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Windy Tuesday, chance of rain »

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A strong cold front will push through western Kansas by early this afternoon. Extremely strong northerly winds will develop with sustained speeds of 35 to 45 MPH and gusts up to 60 MPH across southwest and portions of central Kansas. A High Wind Warning has been issued for much of southwest Kansas while a wind […]

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Sunny, windy Thursday »

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Today Sunny, with a high near 45. Wind chill values as low as -3 early. Northeast wind 16 to 18 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Tonight Increasing clouds, with a low around 26. East wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. […]

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Sunny, cold Wednesday »

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Cold air will become reinforced across the region into next week. Disturbances will create chances for light freezing rain Thursday night and early Friday morning. Another chance for freezing rain returns Saturday before temperatures become cold enough for snow accumulation. Wind chill indices will fall into the -5 to -14 range across a large portion […]

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Kan. woman sentenced for toddler’s death »

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PITTSBURG, Kan. (AP) — A southeast Kansas woman has been sentenced to slightly more than five years in prison for the strangulation death of her toddler son in the straps of a safety seat. 29-year-old Cara M. Lloyd was sentenced Tuesday in Crawford County District Court. The judge gave her credit for 320 days she […]

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Judge rules Kan. suicide bomb plot case ‘complex’ »

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has designated the case of a man accused in a suicide bomb plot at a Kansas airport as “complex.” U.S. District Judge Monti Belot made the ruling Tuesday in the case of Terry Loewen, a 58-year-old avionics technician facing terrorism-related charges. Such a designation eases speedy trial concerns […]

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