As autumn officially begins late Monday, seasonably mild weather is settling into central Kansas.
The autumnal equinox officially brings the fall season to the Northern Hemisphere Monday, September 22nd, at 9:29 PM. It marks the beginning of fall in the Northern Hemisphere and spring in the Southern Hemisphere. The equinox is the moment when the sun shines directly on the earth’s equator and equally lights up the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.
According to the National Weather Service, dry and mild weather is expected in central Kansas to begin the week, with highs in the mid to upper 70s. Chances for showers and storms will increase on Tuesday into Wednesday. Severe weather is not anticipated.
As the week progresses, high temperatures will increase, reaching into the lower 80s. Overnight lows will dip into the 50s.