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Heat Wave in Central U.S.

Dangerous heat will continue in the Nation's mid-section on Tuesday. Combined with high humidity, this will lead to Heat Index temperatures ranging from 100 to 110 degrees Fahrenheit across parts of the Plains and mid-South. Heat Advisories and Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect. If you must be outside, slow down and drink plenty of water.
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Current conditions at

Topeka, Philip Billard Municipal Airport (KTOP)

Lat: 39.07°NLon: 95.63°WElev: 879ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1010.4 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 27 Jul 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Topeka KS

Heat Advisory July 28, 01:00 PM until Tuesday 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 107. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 107. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Topeka KS
 39.04°N 95.68°W
12:09 am CDT Jul 28, 2015
12am CDT Jul 28, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 2, 2015
 
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