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The forecast for Tuesday, April 28 calls for a high of 68 degrees and a low of 41.
Published on April 27, 2009
Hemenway touts KU accomplishments during tenure
KU Chancellor Robert Hemenway told the Lawrence Noon Rotary Club on Monday that KU underwent a fair amount of change during his tenure.
Transit group recommends biodiesel fuels for buses
City commissioners on Tuesday night will receive a recommendation that the city purchase six new transit buses that use environmentally-friendly fuel sources.
Mental evaluation requested for kidnapping and robbery suspect
Prosecutors have asked a judge to order a mental competency evaluation for a Lawrence robbery and kidnapping suspect.
Alcohol may have been factor in death of KU student who fell from roof
A preliminary autopsy report indicates a KU student who died after falling from the top of a dorm Friday had been drinking.
Health officials ask Kansans to be on guard for swine flu
Local health officials are encouraging vigilance after a recent swine flu outbreak.
School board holds off making budget cuts
The Lawrence School Board has decided to wait on word from the state before making any more budget cuts.
Biology teacher shares virtual lessons from the field, er, swamp
The classroom really knows no boundaries when it comes to one ninth-grade biology teacher at Southwest Junior High.
Kidcast: April 27, 2009
The record high for April 27 is 93 in 1989. The record low is 31 in 1920.
Hormone replacement therapy gains popularity
Hormonal changes associated with menopause can cause a variety of uncomfortable symptoms in women. A natural course of therapy is gaining popularity these days.
KU softball coach Tracy Bunge to retire
Kansas head softball coach Tracy Bunge will retire after 13 seasons as the leader of the Jayhawks.
KU baseball will play Tuesday doubleheader
Fearing inclement weather on Wednesday, the Kansas baseball team has altered its midweek schedule.
Holt, Rivera sign free agent contracts
Two former KU linebackers will get the chance to make an NFL roster.
6Sports Top Six
Every Monday, 6News staff compile the area's top six sports plays from the previous week.
6Weather Afternoon Forecast for April 27, 2009
Most of the storms have moved out of the region with only a little drizzle in some areas. We're in for a chillier night, however we may see some sunshine by tomorrow.
Commuter Forecast for April 27, 2009
Most of the area roadways seem clear, but don't be surprised if there's flooding along secondary roads that are normally susceptible. The westbound I-70 to southbound I-635 bridge ramp is closed.
6 Weather Morning Forecast for April 27, 2009
The rain should taper off by the early afternoon, with a chilly day today. Today's high is 58 degrees, but temperatures will drop throughout the day. The overnight low is 42.
It's a very wet morning across the area, with some moderate to heavy rainfall. No other adverse conditions, but remember to be wary on seconday roads and watch for water covering the roadway.