Clouds in the west will give way to mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies. Highs this afternoon will reach the 80s and 90s. While most locations will be dry, a few late-day and evening storms will be possible in the northwest and far northern areas of the state.
It will be a much warmer weekend! For Saturday, the west will reach triple digits while eastern Kansas reaches the middle to upper 90s. Everyone will get a taste of 100 degree heat on Sunday.
The heat will stick around for next week.
Wichita Area Forecast:
This afternoon: Sunny and warmer. Wind: SE 10-15. High: 88.
Tonight: Becoming mostly clear. Wind: SE/S 5-15. Low: 69.
Tomorrow: Turning sunny, breezy and hotter. Wind: S 15-25; gusty. High: 96.
Tomorrow night: Clear. Wind: S 10-15. Low: 73.
Sun: High: 100 Sunny and very hot.
Mon: High: 96 Low: 74 Becoming mostly sunny.
Tue: High: 94 Low: 72 Mostly sunny.
Wed: High: 100 Low: 73 Mostly sunny, breezy and very hot.
Thu: High: 99 Low: 75 Becoming partly cloudy.
Fri: High: 96 Low: 74 Partly cloudy.