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Today's Weather Outlook for the Wichita area

Today's weather forecast and a four day outlook.  Check this page for the latest weather reports in the Wichita Metro area.  Up-to-date weather conditions are observed at the MADIS station D6055, 3.6 miles WSW of Wichita.  For weather conditions specific to other cities outside the metro area, just type in your zip code below.


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Wichita homeowners voice frustration with spike in water bill

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - If you’re a Wichita resident seeing a spike in your water bill, you’re not alone. Eyewitness News is hearing from several Wichita homeowners who are facing a 150 percent increase in water bills over the last month. Several homeowners in one Wichita neighborhood have already made complaints to the city after receiving a $400 water bill. The city said rates haven’t increased recently, but homeowners believe there could be a deeper issue.

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USGS: 3.8 magnitude earthquake shakes Wichita early Wednesday

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – An earthquake measuring a 3.8 magnitude was felt across Wichita early Wednesday.

The earthquake was centered near 13th and Rock Road just after 5 a.m.

Wichita has experienced several recent earthquakes. Several occurred on Dec. 19. This was one of the strongest.

via www.ksn.com


Wichita Wind Surge to be a Double-A affiliate for the Twins

Wichita WindsurgeThe Wichita Wind Surge has announced the baseball team has been invited to become the Double-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins.

2020 was supposed to mark Wichita's return to Triple-A baseball for the first time in 36 years, as an affiliate for the Miami Marlins. However, the COVID-19 pandemic wiped out the entire minor league baseball season, after which, Major League Baseball took over the operations of Minor League Baseball. As the result of extensive reshuffling heading into 2021, many cities saw changes to their class levels and major league affiliations.

The Twins invited the St. Paul Saints (Triple-A), Wichita Wind Surge (Double-A), Cedar Rapids Kernels (High-A) and Fort Myers Mighty Mussels (Low-A) to be part of their new minor-league system.

via www.radio.com