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Archive for Monday, November 28, 2005

Blustery and cold, with some flurries

November 28, 2005

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Bundle up this morning on your way out - Lawrence is in store for some wintry weather, says Jennifer Schack, 6News meteorologist.

"Flurries are possible by the midday, lasting through the afternoon," Schack said. "Our temperatures will be falling throughout the day. . . . A cold and wet day is in the forecast."

At 7:45 a.m., Lawrence's temperature was 37 degrees, the humidity was 89 percent and winds were from the southwest at 9 mph, gusting up to 35 mph. The wind chill was in the mid 30s.

"You could see some sprinkles on the way out," Schack said.

Temperatures will fall through the day. By 5 p.m. the temperature will be 32 degrees, with west to northwest winds at 10 to 20 mph, gusting to nearly 30 mph, she said. The average high temperature for this date is 48 degrees.

Tonight, clouds will break up and the temperature will drop to a low of 23 degrees by early Tuesday morning, Schack said.

Tuesday's high will be 36 degrees with northwest winds 12 to 18 mph, and partly cloudy skies.

Wednesday's morning low will be 23 degrees, with Wednesday's high reaching 41 degrees. Skies will be partly cloudy.

Schack said a major weather system passed over the Central Plains on Sunday, bringing a mixed bag of weather that included 27 tornadoes - including 15 in Kansas - and a mix of rain and snow.

Thunderstorms rolled through Lawrence on Sunday afternoon, bringing strong winds, hail and some wind gusts up to 60 mph, she said. Lawrence got 0.53 of an inch of rain on Sunday.

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