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AWUS83 KICT 290955  
RWSICT  
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-292200-  
 
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS  
455 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
 
WIDESPREAD RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS IMPACTED THE REGION OVERNIGHT,  
AS A STRONG STORM SYSTEM APPROACHED FROM THE SOUTHWEST. MANY  
LOCATIONS ACROSS CENTRAL, SOUTH-CENTRAL AND EASTERN KANSAS  
RECEIVED ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN SINCE YESTERDAY EVENING, WITH  
POCKETS EXCEEDING TWO TO THREE INCHES. A SAMPLING OF STORM-TOTAL  
RAINFALL AMOUNTS THROUGH 4 AM INCLUDE: WICHITA 2.16 INCHES, TOPEKA  
0.99 INCHES, SALINA 1.58 INCHES AND HUTCHINSON 2.01 INCHES. THE  
HEAVY RAIN PRODUCED HEALTHY RISES ON SEVERAL AREA RIVERS, STREAMS  
AND CREEKS, ALONG WITH RELATIVELY MINOR FLOODING OF FLOOD-PRONE  
AND LOW-LYING AREAS. PRE- DAWN TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE 40S AND  
50S.  
 
AREAS OF RAIN, DRIZZLE AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE  
TO IMPACT THE REGION TODAY, AS THE STORM SYSTEM MOVES SLOWLY  
ACROSS MID- AMERICA. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND MINOR FLOODING WILL  
REMAIN POSSIBLE. ADDITIONALLY, SCATTERED STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS  
ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN AND  
SOUTHEAST KANSAS, WITH LARGE HAIL AND PERHAPS DAMAGING WINDS THE  
PRIMARY THREATS. AFTERNOON HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM NEAR  
70 DEGREES OVER FAR SOUTHEAST KANSAS, TO 40S ACROSS CENTRAL AND  
WESTERN KANSAS.  
 
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT ACROSS THE REGION,  
AS THE STORM SYSTEM BEGINS TO EXIT TO THE EAST. LOW TEMPERATURES  
WILL DIP INTO THE 30S AND 40S.  
 

 
 
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