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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in Upper Midwest

A slow moving frontal boundary from the central Pains to the Upper Midwest will bring a potential for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain. Rain amounts of 1-3 inches, with locally heavier amounts can be expected. The threat of severe weather moves into the Ohio Valley and Northeast on Tuesday. Monsoon moisture continues to bring the threat of flash flooding to the Southwest and southern Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lawrence, Lawrence Municipal Airport (KLWC)

Lat: 39.01°NLon: 95.21°WElev: 830ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 20 Aug 11:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lawrence KS

Flash Flood Watch August 21, 07:00pm until August 22, 10:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 10 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Lawrence KS
 38.97°N 95.26°W
12:10 am CDT Aug 21, 2017
12am CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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