Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Midwest: Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

St. Joseph, Rosecrans Memorial Airport (KSTJ)

Lat: 39.77°NLon: 94.91°WElev: 823ft.

A Few Clouds

79°F

26°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.2 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 10 Aug 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Atchison KS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 6 mph becoming northeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. East southeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 6 mph becoming northeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. East southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Atchison KS
 39.57°N 95.14°W (Elev. 1004 ft)
3:11 pm CDT Aug 10, 2020
3pm CDT Aug 10, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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