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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wichita - Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (KICT)

Lat: 37.65°NLon: 97.43°WElev: 1332ft.

Mostly Cloudy

89°F

32°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed S 15 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 21 Aug 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Wichita KS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. South southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 84. East wind around 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. South southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 84. East wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Wichita KS
 37.67°N 97.36°W
1:47 pm CDT Aug 21, 2017
2pm CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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