Ark City, KS
Fair
partly-cloudy-249°
Humidity: 71%
Wind: SE 6mph
Barometer: 29.94in
Dewpoint: 40°F
Visibility: 10.00 Miles
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Overnight
Current Condition
Mostly Clear
Low 46
Monday
Current Condition
Sunny and Breezy
High 77
Monday Night
Current Condition
Partly Cloudy
Low 56
  • Wind Advisory
    Updated: Sun Apr-23-17 03:27pm CDT
    Effective: Sun Apr-23-17 03:27pm CDT
    Expires: Mon Apr-24-17 05:00pm CDT
    Severity: Minor
    Urgency: Expected
    Certainty: Likely
    Status: Actual
    Type: Alert
    Category: Met
    Areas affected: Butler; Chase; Cowley; Harper; Harvey; Kingman; Marion; McPherson; Reno; Saline; Sedgwick; Sumner
    Instructions: A wind advisory means that sustained winds of at least 30 mph and/or wind gusts over 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.
    Message Summary: ...strong south winds expected for several hours on monday...
    ...wind advisory in effect from noon to 5 pm cdt monday...
    The national weather service in wichita has issued a wind advisory...which is in effect from noon to 5 pm cdt monday.
    * winds...south 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
    * timing...of the strongest winds will be from midday until the late afternoon.
    * impacts...include sudden strong gusts and cross-winds, especially on east-west oriented roads and highways could make driving difficult.

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Ark City Police Are Hiring

The Arkansas City Police Department is hiring. The department is looking for officers who they say, will need to posess high integrity, good decison-making and problem solving skills, and exceptional communication skills. The Ark City Police force is also attempting …Read More

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Appraisal Updates Forthcoming

On Tuesday, Cowley County commissioners got updates from Cowley County Appraisers of the county’s MIS-GIS department. Starting in the spring and continuing into the fall, about 17 percent of the property in Cowley County – or each property, at least …Read More

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Crime Stoppers Hot On The Trail Of Wire Thief

Cowley County Crime Stoppers are hot on the trail of whoever is behind a copper wire theft last month in Winfield that caused a widespread electrical outage. In fact, the wire theft has been named the Cowley County Crime Stoppers …Read More

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City Attorney Agreement To Be Unveiled Tonight

In Arkansas City, tonight the commissioners will hear a first reading of a resolution to renew a professional services agreement between the City and City Attorney Tamara Niles. That will take place tonight at 5:30 at the meeting that is …Read More

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Religious Freedom Suit Dismissed

On Tuesday, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit alleging that science standards for Kansas public schools promote atheism, and violate the religious freedoms of students and parents. The Associated Press is reporting that U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree, in his …Read More

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4 Arrested On Drug Charges Named

A two month investigation into drug sales in our area, resulted in the arrests last week of four people on drug charges. Ark City Police say 29 year old Victoria Goree of Arkansas City; 24 year old Corie Bruton of …Read More