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Severe weather is expected across the central and southern Plains on Wednesday

The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting severe weather for Wednesday across much of the central and southern Plains. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds. There could also be small tornado risk farther south along the dryline.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

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6 Miles SSE Silver Lake KS

7 Day Forecast

Topeka, KS

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Overnight

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 57 °F

Thursday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 71 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 47 °F

Friday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 79 °F

Friday
Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

Low: 55 °F

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 79 °F

Saturday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 61 °F

Sunday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 73 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Thursday Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
  • Friday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
  • Saturday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy.
  • Saturday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Sunday Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Sunday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Breezy.
  • Monday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
  • Monday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
  • Tuesday A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Tuesday Night A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Shawnee County, KS