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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lawrence, Lawrence Municipal Airport (KLWC)

Lat: 39.01°NLon: 95.21°WElev: 830ft.

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index95°F (35°C)
Last update 20 Jul 10:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles WSW Lawrence KS

Excessive Heat Warning until July 22, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  •  
    Excessive Heat Warning until July 22, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sat

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 79 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 110. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Hot

    High: 99 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 78. South wind around 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 78 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 107. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 98 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 110. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 78. South wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 107. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles WSW Lawrence KS
 38.91°N 95.37°W
9:10 pm CDT Jul 20, 2017
11pm CDT Jul 20, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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