NWS Wichita

NWS Wichita


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A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for parts of Kansas and Missouri until 8 AM CDT

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Warm on Thursday. Highs in the lower 90s. A few morning storms may occur in SE KS. #kswx 

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Strong to severe storms possible overnight. Storm may move across central KS into the Flint Hills. Impacts: Dime hail, 60 mph winds. #kswx 

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Very warm and muggy on Friday. Highs 94 to 99. Heat index values 100 to 102. #kswx 

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10:35pm...Few storms expected to affect areas generally along and north of I-70 through 1 am. Stronger storms will be capable of quarter size hail & winds up to 60 mph. #kswx 

12:12am...Storms continue to affect areas generally along and north of I-70 tonight. The stronger storms will be capable of quarter size hail & winds to 60 mph. #kswx 

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5 years ago a tornado outbreak affected central & south central KS. The Strongest tornado was an EF4 & was on the ground for 40 miles #kswx 

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7:02pm...Impressive view of the supercell over northern Sedgwick county from our office skycam. This is a dangerous…

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Some additional pics from the tornado earlier east of Nickerson. Pictures taken by Steve Stacey. #kswx 

With 0.3" measured at the NWS office just west of Eisenhower Airport, Oct 14, 2018 is now the earliest measurable snow on record (since 1888) for the city. Previous record was Oct 22, 1996. #kswx 

Here is a great shot from an airplane of the narrow snow band that fell across central Kansas yesterday! #kswx 

7:04am...Earthquake just felt at the NWS Office! Felt like one of the more intense ones in quite some time. #kswx 

Another earthquake felt at about 142 am in Wichita and across the area. Details will follow when we get them from the USGS. #ksquake 

Report of quake felt all the way in Omaha.

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