Calm weather returns for the weekend with lighter winds, sunshine and highs in the 80s.
As for temperatures for the week, we do see lower 80s Tuesday and Wednesday before we go down to the upper 70s by Thursday behind the system. Otherwise, plan on a sunny afternoon with highs in the upper 70's to lower 80's. "We think the highest probabilities for severe storms in the Wichita area will be Wednesday aftn-evening", it replied to a question about the day of greatest concern.
Annoying winds are back again today. Widely scattered severe storms are also expected from west Texas into the Panhandle.
There will be severe storms possible from Kansas through Oklahoma into NW Texas, But will any of these storms be able to move east into our area?
On Thursday, the threat slowly moves and expands east.More news: Facebook expands downvote button to some users in Australia, New Zealand
The next wave arrives on Wednesday. The High Resolution Rapid Refresh forecast model is showing storms beginning around 5 p.m.to 7 p.m. with potentially discrete supercell thunderstorms in central Kansas and southeast Nebraska.
Most of the day Wednesday should remain dry for most of central and eastern OK with a capping inversion keeping convection limited. Heave rainfall, large hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be the primary hazards.
Tuesday brings the first real severe weather threats the Sunflower State has seen in 2018.
It's getting close to severe weather season for the Twin Tiers, so why not start off by understanding some of the terms that are used during severe weather season? These will last into the evening and overnight. A cold front will approach on Thursday and Friday bringing decent chances for showers and thunderstorms. As the night goes on, it's going to form more into a squall line, which are those really long lines north to south that are a line of showers and thunderstorms.