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Strong thunderstorms expected this afternoon in Wichita area and around Kansas

A stalled front is expected to trigger strong thunderstorms around Kansas - including the Wichita area - later today, forecasters warn.

Heavy rain, hail as large as golf balls and even a few tornadoes are expected with the storms. Highs should reach the upper 80s under mostly cloudy skies in the Wichita area. Winds are calm this morning, but will gain strength as the unfolds, gusting to above 25 miles an hour from the south and southeast.

More storms are possible again Tuesday, forecasters say, but they could well be east of the Wichita metropolitan area.