Wichita Weather Story Archives for 2002

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(12/5/2002) The December 3-4, 2002 Winter Storm in South Central and Southeast Kansas By: Jim Caruso, Chris Jakub
Much of south central and southeastern Kansas were hit with 6 or more inches of snowfall.
(10/30/2002) Wichita Records an Unbelievable 9 Straight Days of Measurable Rainfall By: Hayden Frank
Wichita will record its 2nd wettest, and one of its coldest October's, since weather records began back in 1888.
(9/20/2002) Are we heading into Spring or Fall?? By: Robb Lawson
On the evening of September 18th mother nature reminded us that severe weather can even occur as Fall approaches.
(9/4/2002) Summer of 2002 in Wichita By: Hayden Frank
The summer of 2002, did not feature the extreme heat that was seen in previous years.
(8/13/2002) A Wild Evening of Weather Rocks Central Kansas, Monday August 12th By: Hayden Frank
Strong damaging winds, along with large hail and flooding payed a visit to Central Kansas.
(6/17/2002) June 15th Turned into a Long Day of Severe Weather By: Paul Howerton and Jim Caruso
Wind, hail, flooding and a brief tornado occured on Saturday.
(6/14/2002) Two Days of Severe Weather By: Robb Lawson
June 11th and 12th prove to be busy severe weather days across Central and Eastern Kansas.
(5/26/2002) Recent Heavy Rains Douse The Area...Cause Widespread Flooding By: C. Omitt
Torrential Rains and Flooding of May 23rd and 24th Highlight What has been an Incredibly Wet Month for portions of Kansas.
(4/12/2002) April 11, 2002 - Unusual tornado event By: Hayden Frank and Chance Hayes
Long track tornado/landspout moves across Reno County.
(4/4/2002) A Mild Winter Followed By Dramatic Temperature Fluctuations By: Hayden Frank and Mike Ekster
Russell and Chanute Both Set All Time Monthly Record Low Temperatures Within The last 30 days.
(3/9/2002) First Severe Weather Event of 2002 Brings Damaging Winds and Hail to Central and Southeast Kansas. By: Jim Caruso and Robb Lawson
Numerous reports of hail and high winds impacted Central and Southeast Kansas Friday Evening, March 8th.
(3/2/2002) March Comes in Like a Lion By: Robb Lawson, Bruce Wightman, Hayden Frank, and Paul Howerton
Arctic Air and Snow Return to Central and Southeast Kansas.
(1/31/2002) Major Winter Storm Slams Central and Southeast Kansas By: Rob Cox (Lead Meteorologist)
First winter storm of the season brings a variety of winter weather conditions from Jan 29-Jan 31, 2002.
(1/20/2002) Two Winter Weather Events Affected Portions of Our Area By: Hayden Frank
Accumulating Snows Fell Across Portions of Eastern Kansas Thursday January 17th and Friday January 18th
Although nice for outdoor activities, the mild and dry weather continues to worsen the drought conditions across south central Kansas.
(1/2/2002) A Review of the Weather in Central and Eastern Kansas in 2001 By: Phil Hysell
2001 Started Wet, Then Turned Turbulent, and Finished Dry.
(1/1/2002) 2001 Was The Driest Year in Wichita Since 1990 By: Phil Hysell and Paul Howerton
A Dry and Snowless December Helps Wichita Experience Its Driest Year In Over a Decade

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