Sun warms Wichita to ring in weekend

WICHITA -- Sunny skies and mild temperatures await Wichita-area residents as they head into the weekend.

Forecasters from the National Weather Service call for a high near 51 today, with temperatures getting warmer during the weekend.

Winds are expected between 8 and 11 mph.

Tonight’s low is expected to fall to 23 before the sun returns to warm up Saturday.  The forecast calls for a high Saturday of 54 and a high Sunday of 58 under sunny skies.

A south wind of 12 to 15 mph breezes through on Saturday, with winds picking up Sunday, with gusts of more than 30 mph.

Lows in the 20s are expected both Saturday night and Sunday night.