Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Topeka, Philip Billard Municipal Airport (KTOP)

Lat: 39.07°NLon: 95.63°WElev: 879ft.

Thunderstorm Light Rain

65°F

18°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1008.2 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Topeka KS

Flash Flood Watch until May 27, 01:00pm
Tornado Watch until May 26, 10:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
Tornado Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 27, 01:00pm
    Tornado Watch until May 26, 10:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1pm and 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tonight
Rain and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1pm and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Topeka KS
 39.04°N 95.68°W
3:25 pm CDT May 26, 2016
4pm CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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