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Spring Weather Hits Kansas Mid-Winter

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

TOPEKA, Kan.-- An active weather pattern took shape early Monday morning. High winds and thunderstorms were seen across the state as unseasonable conditions took many by surpise.

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Wind damage was reported across many areas of Northeast Kansas.


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Lyndon High School reported that part of the gym roof was peeled away by the wind. This is the second time the roof of the gym has been damaged by high winds. Last year the roof was blown off during another active weather system. ( Follow Wibw Amanda Lanum's live Twitter updates as she reports on this story today)

Bud Rao near Osage City reports that high winds have blew his barn over. ( Follow Wibw Amanda Lanum's live Twitter updates as she reports on this story today) The barn housed six cars, one of which was rolled completely on its side by the high winds.

More active weather patterns are being predicted for next week to two with several storm systems in the forecast.

The remainder of the day Monday is expected to be mild but windy and wet day with winds gusting over 45 mph and showers and storms moving through. There is a slight chance of severe weather later in the afternoon.

Temperatures will top out in the low 60s. Rain will move out quickly Monday evening with lows in the low 40s. Tuesday will be a nice day with sunshine and highs in the 60s.

***WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT TODAY FROM 9AM UNTIL 6PM***

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