Severe storms roll back into Western Kansas

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

Monday will be sunny, hot and humid ahead of a late day storm chance in Western Kansas. A few storms in Northwest Kansas could turn severe late Monday with high wind gusts being the most likely threat.

Look for storms to fire up in Northwest Kansas after 5pm and a handful of these storms could turn severe. High wind gusts that could exceed 65mph will be the most likely threat with at least a chance of some hail stones over 1” in diameter. While a tornado can’t be completely ruled out, right now the chances for a twister in KAKEland appear to be very low. Localized flash flooding will also be a concern under the strongest cells. Storms may eventually spread into Southwest Kansas but at this time the ingredients for severe weather further south appear to be lacking. Storms are expected to weaken and fade as we approach the early morning hours of Tuesday.

At this point and time it appears Wichita will stay dry during the day Monday with just a slight chance of showers and storms on Tuesday with better chances Tuesday night.

We’ll keep you up to date with our Interactive Radar and LIVE weather coverage. Get those features and more on the free First Alert Weather App. With the app you can track storms in your area, stream the latest forecast videos and live severe weather coverage, and set customized alerts to keep you and your family informed and safe.

Check out these photos from across KAKEland snapped by our viewers, staff and local officials. Do you have pictures to share with us? Email them to news@kake.com.

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