• P.J. Griekspoor

    How Wild Can It Get?

    Kansas Viewpoint

     by P.J. Griekspoor
     on April 3, 2011

    The weather wildness can't much wilder than it got today across Kansas. Starting out, high winds and HOT temperatures increased the fire risk over much of the state, and a wildfire that broke out in western Kansas near Satanta, forced the the evacuation of the town. In Wichita, a 90-degree high set a record this afternoon before 45-mph winds from the southeast switched to 41-mph winds from the northwest and dropped the temperature rapidly as rain and hail pounded down with the passage of…

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