Category: Weather

Chances of Rain Return Thursday Evening into Early Friday

Chances of rain return on Thursday evening into early Friday. The highest chances of rain are expected along the Kansas/Oklahoma border and southeast Kansas. Tonight – Clear, with a low around 40. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Wednesday – Sunny, with a high near 62. Light and variable wind becoming north […]

Flooding Continues Across the Area, Rain Expected to End Late Tonight

Widespread heavy rain has led to flooding across many areas of central and southeast Kansas. Areas not currently experiencing flooding may soon, as additional rounds of heavy rain move through the region. Many rural county roads have flooded. In addition, creeks and rivers in the area are beginning to rise which will also impact nearby […]

Flooding Continues Across the Area, More Heavy Rain Expected Through Wednesday Morning

Widespread showers and storms will continue to move across the area this evening. Locally heavy rain and flooding remain a primary concern. Avoid flooded roadways and be mindful of low-lying areas. Widespread heavy rain has led to flooding across many areas of central and southeast Kansas. Areas not currently experiencing flooding may soon, as additional […]

Wide Range in Temperatures Across the Region Today, Flood Watch in Effect Through Tuesday

Wide range in temperatures is expected today across the region, with highs in the 50’s over central Kansas & 70’s over southeast portion of Kansas. Multiple rounds of heavy rain will be possible through Tuesday. The best chance for widespread heavy rain and flooding will be Monday morning through Tuesday, especially for areas along and […]

Much Cooler Temperatures Today, Up To Four Inches of Rain Expected Through Tuesday

Much colder temperatures will be in place today with highs more than 20 degrees cooler than Friday in many locations. Gusty north winds will make it feel even cooler. Multiple rounds of showers and storms will be possible through Tuesday. More than three inches of rainfall will be likely through Tuesday with many locations picking […]

Severe Storms Possible Overnight, Good Chances of Rain Through Tuesday Night

Storms are expected to start affecting areas along and north of Interstate 70 late this evening and track south and east through the overnight hours. Storms should impact Wichita area around or shortly after midnight and southeast Kansas after 2 or 3 a.m. Several rounds of showers and storms are expected tonight into next week. […]

Showers and Storms Continue This Afternoon, Rain Chances Continue to End the Work Week

Showers and storms will continue to develop this afternoon with areas of heavy rainfall and possible flooding in purple shaded areas. Showers and storms are expected to continue today and tonight. Southeast Kansas will have the best chance at widespread heavy rain, especially this morning. Due to high rainfall rates from any of the showers […]

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 […]