Finger on the Weather

Wichita weather for Tuesday: Showers off and on

Courtesy of National Weather Service

The showers dousing the morning commute are only the first round of rain expected in the Wichita metropolitan area on Tuesday.

More rain is expected this afternoon, forecasters say, and it could be heavy at times. Highs will climb into the upper 70s, with light winds stirring out of the southeast.

Showers and thunderstorms remain likely tonight and early Wednesday, forecasters say. Highs on Wednesday will again top out in the upper 70s, with winds remaining light out of the southeast.

A dry spell arrives on Thursday and will persist for several days, forecasters say, with highs pushing into the low 80s under mostly sunny skies.

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

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