Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Great Lakes into Ohio Valley; Heavy to Excessive Rainfall Over the Southern Plains

Severe thunderstorms will race along a cold front from the Upper Mississippi Valley into the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley with the main threat being damaging winds. The tail end of this front will possibly produce heavy to excessive rainfall across the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley through Saturday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Salina, Salina Municipal Airport (KSLN)

Lat: 38.78°NLon: 97.64°WElev: 1270ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity Rain Fog/Mist

70°F

21°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1010.3 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 20 Sep 8:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Abilene KS

Severe T-storm Watch until September 20, 11:00pm
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    Severe T-storm Watch until September 20, 11:00pm

    NOW until
    11:00pm Thu

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 10pm and 3am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 74. East wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 51. East wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 10pm and 3am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 74. East wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 51. East wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Abilene KS
 38.91°N 97.22°W
8:38 pm CDT Sep 20, 2018
9pm CDT Sep 20, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 27, 2018
 
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