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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 >

Current conditions at

Topeka, Forbes Field (KFOE)

Lat: 38.94°NLon: 95.65°WElev: 1079ft.

Mostly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 21 Aug 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Vassar KS

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

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. East wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 81. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Vassar KS
 38.68°N 95.57°W
10:26 am CDT Aug 21, 2017
11am CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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