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Severe weather possible for parts of eastern, north-central and southwestern U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon across a large portion of the eastern U.S. from the Mid-Atlantic & Ohio Valley into the Deep South. Severe thunderstorms are also possible across parts of the northern Plains & southern Ariz. Damaging wind gusts & large hail will be the main threats with severe thunderstorms that develop in these areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 37.65°NLon: 97.43°WElev: 1332ft.

Partly Cloudy

99°F

37°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed SW 9 G 17 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1010.4 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 30 Jun 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wichita KSSimilar City Names

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 100 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South southwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. South southwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming north northeast in the evening.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Independence Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Wichita KSSimilar City Names
 37.69°N 97.34°W
4:15 pm CDT Jun 30, 2015
5pm CDT Jun 30, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 7, 2015
 
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