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Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains

A significant winter storm will continue to bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions to portions of the northern Plains through Tuesday evening. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Reduced visibility from blowing snow could cause severe travel difficulties. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Topeka, Forbes Field (KFOE)

Lat: 38.94°NLon: 95.65°WElev: 1079ft.

Fair

34°F

1°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1019.8 mb)
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 6 Dec 4:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SSE Silver Lake KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 23. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 23 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 29. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 12. Wind chill values between -2 and 8. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    Low: 12 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 24. Wind chill values between -3 and 7. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 9 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 23. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 29. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 12. Wind chill values between -2 and 8. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 24. Wind chill values between -3 and 7. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SSE Silver Lake KS
 39.02°N 95.83°W
4:40 pm CST Dec 6, 2016
5pm CST Dec 6, 2016-6pm CST Dec 13, 2016
 
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