Mild Temperatures, Elevated Fire Danger Today

Forecast high temperatures range from the lower 70’s in eastern Kansas where clouds are expected to linger, to near 90 around Medicine Lodge.

Very high grassland fire danger is forecast over most of the area from noon to 9 p.m. Avoid outdoor burning today.

  • This Afternoon – Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South southeast wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Tonight – A slight chance of drizzle between 8 p.m. and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. South southeast wind 13 to 17 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
  • Saturday – Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. North northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
  • Saturday Night – Increasing clouds, with a low around 37. East wind 9 to 11 mph.
  • Sunday – A 30 percent chance of showers after 8 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. East southeast wind 10 to 13 mph.
  • Sunday Night – A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Monday – A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 a.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
  • Monday Night – A 40 percent chance of showers after 8 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
  • Tuesday – A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
  • Tuesday Night – A 20 percent chance of showers before 8 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
  • Wednesday – Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
  • Wednesday Night – Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
  • Thursday – Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.


Updated: March 23, 2018 — 2:14 pm

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