Severe Weather and Heavy Rain for the Southern U.S.

A potent storm system will roll across the Southern tier of the U.S. over the next two days. As a result, severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes are possible from the southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley into the South and Southeast. Also, heavy rain from these thunderstorms may cause some flood concerns, especially in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Emporia, Emporia Municipal Airport (KEMP)

Lat: 38.33°NLon: 96.19°WElev: 1204ft.

Overcast

47°F

8°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 23 Apr 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Council Grove KS

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 44. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 66. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Breezy.
    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 44. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 66. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Council Grove KS
 38.66°N 96.48°W
5:26 am CDT Apr 23, 2021
6am CDT Apr 23, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 29, 2021
 
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