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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Topeka, Forbes Field (KFOE)

Lat: 38.94°NLon: 95.65°WElev: 1079ft.

Fair

92°F

33°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index102°F (39°C)
Last update 20 Aug 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SSE Silver Lake KS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 10 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SSE Silver Lake KS
 39.02°N 95.83°W
11:27 am CDT Aug 20, 2017
2pm CDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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