As the new school year approaches, the economy is taking its toll on the amount of school supplies being sold by retailers. School supplies sales are expected to drop as much as seven percent this year.
Expect clouds to increase over the course of the day, with the chance for isolated storms later today and tonight. Highs today will be in the middle to upper 80s with winds from the East at 5 to 15 mph.
The weather this morning should be dry as you make your way to work. There are still delays on 24 as you travel from Lawrence toward Topeka so consider taking I-70 instead. It should help you avoid some delays.