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Ian Forecast to be a Major Hurricane Entering the Gulf of Mexico; Threats to Florida

There is a risk that Ian will bring dangerous storm surge, hurricane-force winds, and heavy rainfall along the west coast of Florida and the Florida Panhandle by the middle of this week. Flash and urban flooding is possible with rainfall across the Florida Keys and the Florida peninsula through the middle of the week. Residents in Florida should ensure they have their hurricane plan in place. Read More >

A dry atmosphere, light winds, and a clear sky will support low temperatures early Monday morning as low as the mid to upper 40s. It will warm up quickly, though, as afternoon temperatures are forecast to reach the lower 80s across much of the southwest Kansas region.
Anticipated high temperatures this afternoon. Expected Weather: Mostly clear with light winds from a southerly direction.
Tornadoes are not very common in September in western Kansas although some have occurred historically. The events described here occurred on 27 September 1945.