Chances for Showers and Storms to Start the Week; Drier Conditions, Seasonable Temperatures for Thanksgiving

After morning clouds, expect full sunshine this afternoon across the area with seasonable, mid 50’s temperatures. Chances of showers and storms increase for the first half of the work week. Expect drier conditions later in the week with temperatures in the 50’s for the Thanksgiving holiday. Today – Sunny, with a high near 54. North … Read more

Wind Advisory in Effect through 6:00 PM

WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING… For the counties of… Saline, Rice, McPherson, Marion, Chase, Ellsworth and Dickinson. * WHAT…South winds 30 mph with gusts of 45 to 50 mph expected. * WHERE…Portions of Central Kansas. * WHEN…From 9 AM this morning to 6 PM CST this evening. * IMPACTS…Gusty … Read more

Red Flag Warning in Effect through 6:00 PM

The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a Red Flag Warning for extreme grassland fire danger, which is in effect from 9 AM this morning to 6 PM CST this evening. For the counties of… Saline, Rice, McPherson, Marion, Chase, Ellsworth, Washington, Cloud, Clay, Ottawa and Dickinson. * Extreme Grassland Fire Danger…Is forecast. * … Read more

Seasonal Temperatures Today, Showers and Thunderstorms Possible Friday Night

Seasonal temperatures are expected today in the upper 50’s to lower 60’s. A strong cold front will push south in the afternoon with temperatures turning colder for tonight. Showers and a few embedded thunderstorms will be possible across southeast Kansas Friday evening through Friday night, with the best chance east of the Kansas Turnpike. A … Read more

Mostly Sunny, Seasonal Temperatures Expected through Friday

Here is the three day forecast for today through Friday. Mostly sunny skies for most areas through Friday afternoon. Seasonal temperatures are expected. There is a chance of sprinkles in southeast Kansas on Thursday afternoon. The chance of showers increase for most locations for Friday evening and Friday night. Above normal temperatures are expected for … Read more

Chance of Showers and Storms Monday Evening through Tuesday Morning; Much Cooler Nights on the Way

Chances of seeing showers and storms will increase tomorrow evening and night as a cold front moves across the area. Quarter size hail and wind gusts will be possible with the strongest storms. With the passing of the cold front, comes much cooler temperatures. Expect lows in the 20’s and 30’s by Tuesday night. Tonight … Read more

Wind Advisories Issued for Sunday

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY… For the counties of… Russell, Lincoln, Barton, Ellsworth, Saline, Rice, McPherson and Marion. Including the cities of Russell, Lincoln, Sylvan Grove, Great Bend, Ellsworth, Wilson, Salina, Lyons, Sterling, McPherson, Hillsboro, Marion, and Peabody. * WHAT…South winds 30 to 35 mph with gusts up … Read more

Windy Conditions Expected Over the Next Few Days, Showers and Thunderstorms Possible Monday

Windy conditions will be expected over the next few days with Sunday being the windiest day. Fire danger will also be high today and very high Sunday. Outdoor burning should be avoided due to these conditions. Monday will continued windy but showers and thunderstorms will become possible in the late afternoon and evening. Temperatures will … Read more

Warm and Windy Through Monday

The upcoming weekend will be sunny and mild through Sunday with temperatures expected to be well above normal for this time of year. Winds will be picking up each day and will become quite windy Saturday and especially Sunday. The dry conditions and the higher winds on Sunday will create a very high to critical … Read more

Mild Temperatures Expected This Week

Today kicks off what will be a very mild week by November’s standards. Afternoon temperatures today will be near to slightly above normal, then trend even further above normal through mid-week. Election Day will be breezy and mild. Temperatures each morning will start off in the 30’s and 40’s. Here’s a look at the weather … Read more

Cooler Today, Warmer Monday

A ridge of high pressure will build over the area today bringing clear conditions and light winds. Forecast highs are only expected to climb into the mid and upper 50’s for most areas which is around 5 to 10 degrees below normal for early November. Dry and mild weather conditions are expected to start the … Read more

Weather Closings and Delays – October 26, 2020

AREA WEATHER CLOSINGS AND DELAYS FOR MONDAY, OCTOBER 26. THIS LIST WILL BE UPDATED AS CLOSINGS AND DELAYS ARE ANNOUNCED. SCHOOLS Elyria Christian School (McPherson) – closed USD 273 Beloit – closed USD 376 Sterling – closed USD 397 Centre-Lost Springs – closed USD 444 Little River-Windom – closed USD 448 Inman – closed SENIOR … Read more

Wintry Weather Possible Sunday Evening through Sunday Night; Wintry Conditions Continue Monday

Most areas will see drizzle or light rain through the afternoon hours tomorrow. By tomorrow evening, central Kansas will begin to transition to freezing rain and then become mostly snow. The transition zone of rain to freezing rain will drift southeast through the overnight hours and may occasionally mix with snow. Snow and a mix … Read more