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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

Topeka, Philip Billard Municipal Airport (KTOP)

Lat: 39.07°NLon: 95.63°WElev: 879ft.

Overcast

11°C

52°F

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed SE 22 km/h
Barometer 1020.5 mb (30.14 in)
Dewpoint -1°C (30°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill8°C (47°F)
Last update 23 Mar 12:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Topeka KS

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Areas of drizzle.  Cloudy, with a low around 10. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Areas Drizzle

    Low: 10 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Areas of drizzle before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Breezy, with a southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Areas Drizzle
    then Mostly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    High: 24 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. South wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 22 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 9 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 16 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 19.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 19 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 9 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Areas of drizzle. Cloudy, with a low around 10. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Thursday
Areas of drizzle before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Breezy, with a southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. South wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 20.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18.
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Point Forecast:
Topeka KS
 39.04°N 95.68°W
10:26 pm CDT Mar 22, 2017
1am CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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