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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Topeka, Philip Billard Municipal Airport (KTOP)

Lat: 39.07°NLon: 95.63°WElev: 879ft.

A Few Clouds

85°F

29°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint 80°F (27°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 21 Aug 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NW Perry KS

Flash Flood Watch August 21, 07:00pm until August 22, 10:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Periods of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 82. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Heavy Rain
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 80. East wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Periods of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 82. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NW Perry KS
 39.13°N 95.46°W
3:09 pm CDT Aug 21, 2017
3pm CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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