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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wichita - Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (KICT)

Lat: 37.65°NLon: 97.43°WElev: 1332ft.

Mostly Cloudy

54°F

12°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed SE 12 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 23 Mar 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wichita KSSimilar City Names

Wind Advisory March 23, 12:00pm until March 23, 11:00pm
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Wind Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Patchy drizzle with a chance of rain before 10am, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of drizzle between 10am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 19 mph increasing to 23 to 28 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind 9 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 63. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely.  Low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy drizzle with a chance of rain before 10am, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of drizzle between 10am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 19 mph increasing to 23 to 28 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind 9 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely. Low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
Wichita KSSimilar City Names
 37.69°N 97.34°W
5:05 am CDT Mar 23, 2017
6am CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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