Severe Storms Expected Late Tuesday Into Wednesday Morning

A few severe storms will be possible late Tuesday afternoon and evening, across central and south-central Kansas. Although these storms would likely be more isolated in coverage, they will be capable of hail of 1 to 2 inches in diameter, damaging winds, and a marginal tornado threat. Other storm clusters could affect southeast Kansas during the morning hours Wednesday, with primarily a damaging wind threat and hail up to 1 inch diameter.

  • Tuesday – A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
  • Tuesday Night – Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Wednesday – A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a southwest wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
  • Wednesday Night – Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
  • Thursday – A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
  • Thursday Night – Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Friday – A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
  • Friday Night – A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Updated: May 19, 2017 — 3:08 pm
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