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First day of meteorological fall marked by above-normal temps. across much of U.S.

Above-normal temperatures are forecast across much of the contiguous U.S. on Tuesday and in some cases will be as much as 10-15 degrees above average for this time of year. Afternoon highs could reach 90 or higher from the Great Plains to the Eastern Seaboard. One exception will be across parts of the Pacific Northwest. Remember to practice heat safety if you plan to spend extended time outside.
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Current conditions at

Salina, Salina Municipal Airport (KSLN)

Lat: 38.78°NLon: 97.64°WElev: 1270ft.

Fair

95°F

35°C

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed S 18 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1011.6 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 1 Sep 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNE Bennington KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 93 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 94 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Labor Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNE Bennington KS
 39.11°N 97.57°W
12:09 pm CDT Sep 1, 2015
3pm CDT Sep 1, 2015-6pm CDT Sep 8, 2015
 
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