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Flash flooding possible across southern Plains

A wet weather system continues across the southern U.S., with abundant moisture brining heavy rain and a risk of flash flooding to parts of the southern Plains on Wednesday. The heaviest rain will fall across Oklahoma, though flood watches and warnings are in effect eastern Colorado to western Arkansas. The flash flood threat should diminish on Thursday, as the system weakens over Texas.
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4 Miles WNW Independence KS

7 Day Forecast

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Wichita KS Local Forecast Office

Today

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

High: 72 °F

Tonight

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

Low: 62 °F

Thursday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 80 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 61 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 87 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 64 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 87 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 65 °F

Sunday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 72. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Tonight Showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Thursday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Light and variable wind.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 6 mph in the morning.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 88.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
  • Monday Sunny, with a high near 90.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.