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Weather Outlook – the Week Ahead: Severe Storms Sunday Afternoon

Weather Outlook - May 22, 2016

By Chris Sorensen

Severe thunderstorms will be a possibility for far eastern Kiowa County later in the day Sunday as a dry line sets up in the area.

High temperatures across the county will be in the upper 80s for the day. South winds will increase to 20-25 miles per hour later in the day, and gusts to 35 mph are possible.

Monday cools slightly, with a high in the upper 70s expected, before returning to the mid-80s for Tuesday and Wednesday.

Weekend Weather Outlook

Weekend Weather Outlook - May 20, 2016

By Chris Sorensen

May 20, 2016

Summer-like conditions are firmly in place for the weekend.

After some patchy fog to start Friday morning, temperatures will rise to the upper 70s and afternoon winds will be out of the southeast at 15-20 miles per hour.

Saturday and Sunday will see daytime highs in the mid- to upper 80s and continued southerly winds in the 15 to 25 mph range. Gust overnight Saturday could be as high as 30 mph.

Lows into next week will be in the mid-40s to low 50s.

Weather Outlook: The Week Ahead – Rain, then Warming

National Weather Map for May 15, 2016

By Chris Sorensen

An approaching upper level disturbance and adequate moisture in the atmosphere will allow for the development of scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms Sunday afternoon and evening.

Varying chances of rain and thunderstorms remain in the forecast through Thursday, with the best likelihood of precipitation expected Monday afternoon through Tuesday, where one-tenth to one-quarter inch possible each day.

Weekend Weather Outlook - Cooler, Rain Possible

National Weather Map for May 13, 2016

By Chris Sorensen

Friday will wrap up the work week with warm and dry conditions that will be replaced with cooler temperatures and the potential for rain over the weekend.

The high temperature Friday will be in the upper 70s before falling to the low 40s overnight. Northwest winds in the 10 to 15 mile per hour range will shift to the east later in the day.

Saturday leads off a cooling trend for daytime highs. Expect lower 60s - below seasonal averages - through the weekend into the early part of the coming week, with Tuesday potentially reaching only the upper 50s.