Category: Weather

Warming Trend Expected Through the Weekend, Hot and Dry Weather Likely Returning Next Week

Temperatures will gradually warm back to near or above normal levels into the 90’s by mid to late week, and persist through at least the weekend. After a relatively cool start to this week, the large-scale pattern will likely favor above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation across Mid-America through next week. Today – Sunny, […]

Shower and Storm Chances Return Tonight, Cool Start Expected to the Work Week

Scattered showers and storms will be possible tonight. The stronger storms will be capable of 50 mph winds, brief heavy rain and small hail. Below normal temperatures are expected for the start of the work week with highs in the 80’s. This Afternoon – A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4 p.m. […]

Storms Expected This Evening and Overnight, Showers and Storms Possible Sunday Night into Monday

Storms are expected to become more numerous tonight. A few severe storms will be possible in the yellow shaded area. Winds up to 60 mph, high rainfall rates, and quarter size hail will be possible with the stronger storms. Scattered showers and storms will be possible again across much of the area Sunday night into […]

Slightly Cooler Temperatures Sunday, Rain Chances Increase Late in the Week

Slightly cooler temperatures are forecast on Sunday, with highs generally in the lower 90’s area wide. The upcoming week will start relatively dry. However beginning late Wednesday night, chances of storms will increase markedly. An active pattern is expected to continue into the weekend. This will NOT be a continuous period of rain, but multiple […]

UPDATE: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Cancelled

***UPDATE: The Severe Thunderstorm Watch,¬†originally¬†scheduled until 9:00 PM, has been cancelled for all counties in The Salina Scoop coverage area and is no longer in effect.*** SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 284 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS… KANSAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE… ALLEN ANDERSON ATCHISON BARTON BOURBON CHASE CLAY CLOUD COFFEY DICKINSON […]

Scattered Severe Thunderstorms Possible Today and Tonight

Scattered to numerous thunderstorms with heavy rainfall will affect much of the area through the midday. Localized flooding is possible. Gusty winds to 45 mph may briefly occur as well. Scattered severe thunderstorms remain possible for all areas today and tonight with winds around 60 mph, hail around 1 inch diameter, and very heavy rains […]

Heat Advisory in Effect for Clay, Dickinson and Ottawa Counties

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING… For the counties of… Washington-Marshall-Nemaha-Brown-Clay-Riley-Pottawatomie-Jackson- Jefferson-Dickinson-Geary-Morris-Wabaunsee-Shawnee-Douglas-Lyon- Osage-Franklin-Coffey-Anderson. Including the cities of Washington, Hanover, Clifton, Linn, Greenleaf, Marysville, Blue Rapids, Frankfort, Sabetha, Seneca, Hiawatha, Horton, Clay Center, Manhattan, Wamego, St. Marys, Holton, Valley Falls, Oskaloosa, Perry, McLouth, Grantville, Meriden, Nortonville, Abilene, Herington, Junction City, Council Grove, […]

Heat Advisory in Effect Until 7:00 PM Saturday

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SATURDAY… For the counties of… Russell-Lincoln-Barton-Ellsworth-Saline-Rice-McPherson-Marion- Chase-Reno-Harvey-Butler-Greenwood-Woodson-Allen-Kingman-Sedgwick- Harper-Sumner-Cowley-Elk-Wilson-Neosho-Chautauqua-Montgomery- Labette- Including the cities of Russell, Lincoln, Sylvan Grove, Great Bend, Ellsworth, Wilson, Salina, Lyons, Sterling, McPherson, Hillsboro, Marion, Peabody, Cottonwood Falls, Strong City, Hutchinson, Newton, El Dorado, Augusta, Andover, Rose Hill, Eureka, Madison, Yates Center, Iola, Humboldt, Kingman, […]

Severe Storms Expected Late This Evening Through Saturday Night

An approaching storm system will bring a chance of severe storms late this evening and tonight. The best chances for large hail and damaging winds will remain west of I-135 where damaging winds to 70 mph and ping pong ball sized hail will be possible. Severe thunderstorms remain possible Saturday evening and Saturday night as […]