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Severe weather possible for large portion of central, southern U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe weather Thursday afternoon through early Friday across portions of the southern and central Plains into the mid-Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys. Widespread thunderstorms are expected along and ahead of a cold front moving across these areas. The storms could produce damaging wind gusts, hail and perhaps even a couple tornadoes.
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5 Miles SSE Lawrence KS

7 Day Forecast

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Topeka, KS Local Forecast Office

Today

Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Thunderstorms

High: 73 °F

Tonight

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 48 °F

Friday

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

High: 59 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 37 °F

Saturday

Morning Frost

Morning
Frost

High: 61 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 44 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 71 °F

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 50 °F

Monday

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Showers and thunderstorms. High near 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
  • Tonight Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 48. Northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Friday A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 37. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Saturday Patchy frost before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
  • Monday A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
  • Monday Night A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
  • Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 78.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.