Warm Temps Again Thursday, Several Rounds of Storms Expected Friday Through Tuesday

The heat is sticking around tomorrow with highs in the upper 80’s to low 90’s across the area. Expect southerly winds of 15-25 mph during the afternoon hours. Chances of showers and storms will increase overnight Friday through the day on Saturday. Some storms may be severe. Periodic storm chances across the region extend from Friday night through early next week. Severe storms and flooding possible. Still quite a bit of uncertainty, so please stay tuned for later forecasts. Several rounds of storms (potentially severe) are expected to impact the area this weekend through early next week. Flooding is likely … Read More

Flooding Impacts to Continue; Weather to Improve by Mother’s Day

Impacts from flooding continue. In fact, some areas will be dealing with flooding through the weekend and into next week as water will be slow to recede. Some rivers will remain above flood stage well into next week and some have yet to crest. Please continue to monitor Flood Warnings for your area for the most up to date information. The upcoming Mother’s Day weekend will start on a cool and cloudy note, but should gradually improve by Sunday. In fact, Sunday looks like the best day of the weekend.

Isolated Evening Storms Possible

Isolated storms may impact portions of northern and central Kansas this evening and tonight. Though storm initiation will be conditional, any storms that do develop will have the potential to be strong or marginally severe in central Kansas with nickel to quarter sized hail and wind gusts to around 60 mph.

Strong to Severe Thunderstorms Expected This Afternoon and Evening

Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected late this afternoon and evening across portions of central, south central and southeast Kansas. The greatest threat will be across south central and southeast Kansas, where hail up to golf-ball size and damaging winds to 65 mph will be possible. Locally heavy rainfall may also result in minor lowland or urban flooding this evening.

Severe Weather Anticipated Wednesday Afternoon

Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are anticipated Wednesday afternoon and evening, some of which could be strong to severe. At this time, large hail and damaging winds look to be the primary threats. The tornado threat is very low and will mainly be confined to far southeast Kansas.

Strong to Severe Storms Possible Across the Area Wednesday

Severe thunderstorms are possible late Wednesday afternoon and early evening across south central and eastern Kansas. The main risks will be hail to around quarter size and wind gusts to 60 mph. Locally heavy rainfall is also possible Wednesday evening and night across south central and southeast Kansas.

Warm, Breezy Tuesday; Risk of Severe Weather Wednesday

Another warm and breezy day is on-tap for Tuesday with temperatures similar to today. However, a cool front dropping south out of Nebraska may keep areas near and north of I-70 slightly cooler than currently forecast. There may be a bit more cloud cover in that area as well. A severe weather threat still exists across portions of central, south-central, and southeast Kansas, but there remains some uncertainty on how unstable it will get. Should sufficient instability develop, damaging winds and large hail appear to be the primary threats. Stay tuned as we continue to refine the potential threat area. … Read More

Warming Trend Expected Through Mid-Week, Severe Storms Possible Wednesday

A warming trend is expected through mid-week and will be accompanied by breezy conditions at times. By Wednesday, there will be an increased risk of showers and thunderstorms, some of which could be strong to severe. Stay tuned for updates on Wednesday’s severe weather potential. Tonight – Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Monday – Sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Monday Night – Mostly clear, with a low around 59. South wind … Read More

Sub-Freezing Temperatures Early Friday, Rainy Saturday Expected

Sub-freezing temperatures will grip most areas early Friday morning. Be sure to protect your plants. Another strong storm system that will move east across the Southern Plains this weekend will spread rain across Central and Eastern Kansas Saturday and Saturday night. Heavy rains are possible, especially in Southeast Kansas.

High Winds, Cold Wind Chills Thursday; Near Freezing Temperatures Friday; Increasing Rain Chances Over the Weekend

Strong northwest winds will overspread the region Thursday, with some gusts reaching 45 to 50 mph. Strong northwest winds and much cooler temperatures will create chilly wind chill readings in the teens, 20’s and 30’s Thursday, coldest during the morning. Near-freezing temperatures are expected Thursday night into early Friday. The cold may damage sensitive outdoor plants. Another storm system will spread widespread rain across the region Saturday through early Sunday. While mostly rain is expected, light snow may mix with the rain at times, although little if any snow accumulation is expected. Thursday – A slight chance of rain and … Read More

Warm Start to Week, Cooler by Week’s End

Lots of changes in the weather this week. For Monday through Wednesday, it will be warm and increasingly breezy with highs generally in the lower 80’s. On Wednesday night and Thursday, a cold front will usher much colder air into the area. Highs will be in the 40’s in central Kansas, 50’s over south central Kansas and approaching 60 in far southeast Kansas on Thursday. Some light rain is possible in central Kansas Thursday and Thursday night, while a mix of clouds and sun is expected over the southern sections. Sustained winds on Thursday will likely be around 30 mph … Read More

Chance of Snow Tonight, Colder on Monday

Much colder air will spread across the area on Monday with daytime highs in the 20’s and 30’s. Tonight – A slight chance of snow between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. Cloudy, with a low around 23. North northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Monday – Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. North northwest wind around 11 mph. Monday Night – Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Tuesday – Partly sunny, with a high near 36. West wind 5 to … Read More

Seasonal Temperatures Saturday, Chances for Rain and Snow Return Over the Weekend

Seasonal temperatures are expected on Saturday. Highs will range from the lower 40’s in central Kansas to the lower 50’s in southeast Kansas. Chances of rain and snow will return over the weekend into Monday. Overnight – Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4 a.m. Low around 36. North northeast wind around 14 mph becoming northwest. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Saturday – Rain likely before 10 a.m., then a chance of rain and snow between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., then a chance of … Read More

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