Wichita Weather Story Archives for 2007


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(12/28/2007) Snowy December Continues! By: Robb Lawson
(12/25/2007) Wichita Experiences a Rare White Christmas By: Robb Lawson
(12/23/2007) Near Blizzard Conditions Slammed South Central Kansas on Saturday By: Jim Caruso, Mary-Beth Schreck, Kevin Darmofal
Strong north winds of 20 to 30 mph, with gusts to 45 mph, combined with moderate to heavy snowfall to produce near blizzard conditions across portions of South Central Kansas on Saturday, including the Greater Wichita area.
(12/19/2007) Dreaming of a White Christmas? By: Robb Lawson
(12/15/2007) Major Winter Storm Strikes Kansas By: Chris Bowman and Mary-Beth Schreck
Heaviest snow hits Central Kansas.
(12/12/2007) Ice Storm hits Central and Southeast Kansas By: Chance Hayes and Robb Lawson
Major ice accumulations cause widespread power outages.
(11/14/2007) Thirty-one days without precipitation,... By: Robb Lawson
(10/18/2007) Severe Storms Cause Destruction Across Southeast and South Central Kansas! By:
(10/15/2007) Fall Severe Weather Across Kansas! By: Robb Lawson
(8/7/2007) Wichita Finally Reaches 100 Degrees! By:
(7/14/2007) How Cool Has It Been This Summer In Wichita? By: Robb Lawson & Paul Howerton
The stats reveal the summer is off to a cooler than normal start.
(7/6/2007) Record Flooding on the Verdigris and Neosho Rivers - updated 7/18/07 with pics By: Janet Spurgeon
Torrential rains over a 5 day period lead to record flows on southeast Kansas rivers.
(6/28/2007) Record Flooding over Southeast and portions of South Central KS By: Rob Cox
A stubborn upper level storm system dumps record rainfall amounts and life threatening floods.
(6/1/2007) Severe Thunderstorms Plow Across portions of Central, South-Central and Southeast Kansas By: Andy Kleinsasser, Ken Cook
Two squall lines bring high winds, large hail and flooding rains to the area.
(5/24/2007) More Flooding for Central Kansas By: Chance Hayes
Significant flooding combined with wind and hail occured across Central Kansas
(5/11/2007) Record and near Record Flooding the 2nd week of May By: Janet Spurgeon
Heavy rains brought widespread river flooding across central and southeast Kansas.
(5/8/2007) May 5th and 6th severe weather produces several tornadoes and widespread flooding. By: Chance Hayes
Three different bouts with severe weather left a trail of 20 tornado tracks and widespread flooding across portions of Central and South Central Kansas.
(5/5/2007) May 4th Barton and Rice County Tornadoes! By: Robb Lawson and Chance Hayes
A long lived tornado producing supercell tracked out of Southwest Kansas and into Central Kansas during the late night hours of May 4th.
(4/26/2007) Video of NWS Wichita During Severe Weather! By:
On Tuesday April 24th, The Weather Channel broadcasted live from the National Weather Service in Wichita.
(4/25/2007) April 24th Reno County Tornado! By: Robb Lawson and Chance Hayes
Multiple Tornadoes from supercell in Reno and Rice Counties.
(4/16/2007) WINTER RETURNS WITH A VENGEANCE IN APRIL By:
The first half of April has proven to be more like January or February, as two significant winter events brought record- setting snowfalls to parts of Central, South-Central and Southeast Kansas. In addition, average temperatures are on a pace to shatter records for coldest April at many locations.
(4/14/2007) Record Snowfalls Across Portions of the Area By: Mary-Beth Schreck and Kevin Darmofal
A late season winter storm tracked across the central Plains on Friday and Saturday (April 13th and 14th), bringing snowfall accumulations as much as 6 inches to central and south central Kansas. This was the latest snowfall on record in many sites across the region, and will go down in the record books as a historical spring snow storm.
(4/12/2007) For Central Kansas, April 2007 May Prove to be a Record Setter By: Eric Schminke
AS MOST ALREADY KNOW...THE SECOND WINTER STORM TO OCCUR THIS APRIL IS POISED TO STRIKE CENTRAL KANSAS WITH A VENGEANCE FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT.
(4/6/2007) April Snowstorm?! By: Andy Kleinsasser
Up to 8 inches of heavy, wet snow blanketed portions of Central Kansas on Thursday, April 5th.
(4/3/2007) For Wichita March 2007 Gains Admission Into Top-10 For Both Warmest & Wettest Categories By: ES
In Wichita, March proved exceptionally warm and wet in 2007. The average monthly temperature of 54.8 degrees made 2007 the 2nd warmest March on record, while the 5.60 inches of rain measured enabled 2007 to finish as the 3rd wettest since climate records began on July 1st, 1888.
(3/21/2007) Heavy Rainfall Soaks Southern Kansas By: Brad Ketcham
Heavy Rainfall up to 6 inches soaked portions of Southern Kansas on March 20th, 2007. Numerous flood warnings were issued for impassible roadways.
(3/1/2007) Large Tornado Strikes Southeast Kansas! By: Robb Lawson
(2/24/2007) Strong Weather System Slams the Midwest! By: Mary-Beth Schreck
A strong storm system affected central and southeast Kansas on February 23rd and 24th, bringing a wide variety of weather to the region.
(2/5/2007) WICHITA EXPERIENCES 10TH SNOWIEST JANUARY ON RECORD By: ES
In January 2007, 9.5 inches of snow were measured at Mid- Continent Airport, thereby making 2007 the 10th snowiest January in Wichita since climate records commenced on July 1st, 1888.
(2/1/2007) A Snowy Winter Season Continues for Wichita! By: Robb Lawson
(1/22/2007) Snowstorm Impacts Central and Southeastern Kansas January 20th-21st, 2007 By: Jim Caruso
A strong winter storm system tracked across Kansas Saturday into Saturday night, producing widespread accumulating snow across the area.
(1/16/2007) 2006 GAINS ADMISSION INTO TOP-10 WARMEST YEARS IN WICHITA & SALINA By: ES
As far as the 48 contiguous United States are concerned, 2006 was the warmest year on record, compiling a national annual average temperature of an even 55.0 degrees Fahrenheit. This was 2.2 degrees above the 20th century normal of 52.8 degrees. In Wichita and Salina, 2006 gained admission into the 'Top-10 Warmest Years on Record' for both cities, but ranked 5th and 8th, for Wichita and Salina, respectively.
(1/15/2007) First Winter Storm of 2007! By: Robb Lawson
(1/3/2007) 2006 Proved To Be Warm And Dry Across The Area! By: Andy Kleinsasser, Meteorologist
Several top 10 records were set across the area.

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