By Chris Sorensen
Spring has sprung in Kiowa County, with warmer temperatures and chances of thunderstorms making their annual appearance.
Saturday starts off windy, with afternoon south winds 25-30 miles per hour and gusts to 40 mph. Temperatures will be in the low 80s, falling to the low 40s overnight. There is a slight chance of isolated showers earlier in the day.
Sunday's high will be around 75, with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms that will continue into the evening. The overnight low will be near 40.
Looking to the week ahead, thunderstorms remain a possibility at least through Wednesday evening. Temperatures will be near seasonal norms. Highs in the mid- to upper 70s can be expected at least through Friday, with overnight temperatures in the mid- to lower 40s.