Wichita weather: The rain arrives

Badly needed rain is expected in the Wichita area over the next three days, forecasters say.

Highs today will be in the low 80s under cloudy skies, with showers and thunderstorms likely off and on throughout the day. Winds will be in the teens out of the south, occasionally reaching 20 miles an hour in gusts.

Rain is likely to continue overnight, when lows slip to around 70, and the weekend should see the rain stretch into Sunday, with highs both days in the low 80s.

For more information on current conditions, go to our weather page.