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Severe weather possible for parts of central U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening for parts of the central Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, including parts of southern Nebraska and eastern Kansas, northern Oklahoma and western Missouri. Thunderstorms with large hail, locally-damaging wind and a tornado or two are likely across these areas.
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Russell KS

7 Day Forecast

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Wichita KS Local Forecast Office

Today

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 81 °F

Tonight

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 55 °F

Thursday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 67 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 46 °F

Friday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 67 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 40 °F

Saturday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 72 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 49 °F

Sunday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
  • Tonight Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East northeast wind 6 to 16 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Thursday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a northwest wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
  • Saturday Sunny, with a high near 72.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 76.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
  • Monday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
  • Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 80.