Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

St. Joseph, Rosecrans Memorial Airport (KSTJ)

Lat: 39.77°NLon: 94.91°WElev: 823ft.

57°F

14°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Atchison KS

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 62. South southeast wind 7 to 13 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Heavy Rain

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 62. South southeast wind 7 to 13 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
A chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Atchison KS
 39.57°N 95.14°W (Elev. 1004 ft)
6:39 am CDT May 17, 2022
7am CDT May 17, 2022-6pm CDT May 23, 2022
 
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