An upper level disturbance will move across Kansas today, resulting in scattered showers and cloudy skies. A few rumbles of thunder are possible especially from midafternoon to sunset across central and eastern Kansas. Heaviest rainfall will occur across southeast Kansas. Rainfall amounts elsewhere will range from 0.10-0.50 inches. Severe weather is not anticipated, however some isolated stronger storms may produce some pea sized hail.
The clouds and precipitation will keep temperatures in check today with highs in the 50s statewide.
A dramatic warm up ensues for the upcoming work week with near record warmth for March. Highs will reach the 70s and 80s! Most of the week looks dry but there could be some showers and storms towards the weekend. There is a bit of uncertainty with the timing this far out, however it looks like most of these storms will be isolated and limited to the late afternoon hours. Stay tuned for updates as we refine the forecast for that time period.
Wichita Area Forecast:
Today: Cloudy with scattered showers and afternoon rumbles of thunder. Some peaks of sun possible by late afternoon. Wind: S 10-15. High: 57.
Tonight: Any showers ending early, then becoming partly cloudy. Wind: S 5-10. Low: 41.