Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flooding Risks from Southern Plains to Midwest; Heat Wave Developing in the Southeast

Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding will again be possible from the Southern Plains into the Midwest on Friday. Periodic risks of severe thunderstorms, along with flash flooding, are forecast from the Central and Southern Plains to the Great Lakes and Northeast into the Memorial Day weekend. Temperatures across much of the East will run above normal where they will hold into Memorial Day. Read More >

Current conditions at

Salina, Salina Municipal Airport (KSLN)

Lat: 38.78°NLon: 97.64°WElev: 1270ft.

Light Rain

65°F

18°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1010.5 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 24 May 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Abilene KS

Flash Flood Watch until May 25, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 25, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Sat

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 7pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Breezy.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 7pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Breezy.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Breezy.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Abilene KS
 38.91°N 97.22°W
6:39 am CDT May 24, 2019
7am CDT May 24, 2019-6pm CDT May 30, 2019
 
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