Wichita weather: Mostly sunny with highs in 70s

Morning clouds should make way for a mostly sunny day today in the Wichita area, forecasters say.

Highs should be in the 70s, with north winds climbing into the teens and gusting to about 20 miles an hour. Overnight lows will slip to the upper 40s as a few clouds persist, then Friday should be warmer. Highs are expected to reach the lower 80s under sunny skies.

South winds will strengthen as the day stretches out, forecasters say, from the single digits to more than 20 miles an hour. Gusts will approach 35 mph.A chance of showers arrives Friday night, but the weekend should be primarily sunny with highs in the 80s.

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