Wichita weather: A placid Friday before a chance of showers arrives

In fact, Friday morning's low in the city may dip into the 50s, something that hasn't happened since early June, and the afternoon high might only reach 70 degrees. Saturday's high temperature is expected to hit a cool 67 degrees, with rain arriving in the afternoon. Highs near or even exceed 80 degrees that Monday; Cape Cod beaches will be cooler. East winds are at 5-10 miles per hour.

Today|Chance of a shower or two during the morning, followed by partly cloudy skies in the afternoon. Wind: S 5-10. Low: 67. The red flag warning, issued in periods of high fire danger, is in effect from 1 p.m.to 9 p.m. Friday. Northwest wind 8 to 11 miles per hour.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North wind around 5 miles per hour becoming calm in the afternoon.

Saturday: Mainly sunny after a chilly start.

Scattered showers will move across the state Saturday morning. Northeast wind 3 to 8 miles per hour.

Officially, 0.34 inches of precipitation was recorded at the Dane County Regional Airport on Wednesday, boosting Madison's August total to 3.85 inches, 0.29 inches below normal. West Southwest winds of 5-10 miles per hour. Clear, with a low around 56. Northeast wind 6 to 16 miles per hour. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest winds at 5-10 miles per hour.

The rain chance ticks up slightly after the weekend. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Those headed out to west side of the state are in for a treat. Saturday will bring plenty of sun and highs in the lower to middle 70s. Southwest wind 9 to 13 miles per hour.

Monday will see a chance for showers and thunderstorms in the evening with highs in the lower 80s.

Warm air will push ahead the chance for a few light showers on Monday. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.

  • Rogelio Becker