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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Emporia, Emporia Municipal Airport (KEMP)

Lat: 38.33°NLon: 96.19°WElev: 1204ft.

Fair and Windy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed S 26 G 37 mph
Barometer 29.78 in (1008.1 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 23 Mar 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Council Grove KS

Wind Advisory until March 24, 05:00am
Red Flag Warning until March 23, 11:00pm
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Wind Advisory
Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Wind Advisory until March 24, 05:00am
    Red Flag Warning until March 23, 11:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Windy, with a south wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Windy, with a south wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers after 1am.  Low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Windy, with a south wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Windy, with a south wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers after 1am. Low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Council Grove KS
 38.7°N 96.53°W
1:39 pm CDT Mar 23, 2017
4pm CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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