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More storms tonight in Wichita area

WICHITA - Showers and thunderstorms are likely this afternoon and evening in the Wichita metropolitan area, forecasters say.

Depending on how much heating of the atmosphere occurs in southern Kansas this afternoon, some of those storms could produce winds of at least 70 miles an hour and hail the size of quarters.

Today’s high for Wichita should peak in the upper 80s to around 90, with mostly cloudy skies and light southerly winds. Overnight lows will be in the upper 60s, and Friday should be sunny with highs in the upper 80s.