Steep drop in temperatures, cold winds in Kansas

Tracking cold air

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A cold front that swept across Kansas caused a dramatic drop in temperatures that is expected to continue through much of the week.

The National Weather Service says Wichita set a record high of 77 Monday but Tuesday’s highs will be near 35, with wind chills in the low 20s.

Other temperatures changes from Monday to Tuesday morning included 73 to 27 in Topeka; 62 to 18 in Concordia; 71 to 26 in Lawrence; 73 to 26 in Emporia, 71 to 23 in Manhattan; 80 to 17 in Dodge City and 78 to 15 in Garden City.

There were no reports of significant accidents or problems caused by the cold.

The forecast for the week is for more of the same, with highs staying in the 20s and 30s.


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