Wintry Weather Across the Northern Tier of the U.S.; Fire Weather Concerns in California

Wintry weather is expected from the Northern Plains to Upper Great Lakes with periods of snow and freezing rain. Another system will bring more snow to the Northern Rockies and Northern Plains Wednesday night into Thursday. Meanwhile, fire weather and air quality concerns persist for portions of the Western U.S., including California. Temperatures will run above normal over much of the East. Read More >

Current conditions at

Emporia, Emporia Municipal Airport (KEMP)

Lat: 38.33°NLon: 96.19°WElev: 1204ft.

Mostly Cloudy

48°F

9°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1019.5 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Oct 10:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Council Grove KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between 8am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 47. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Widespread frost, mainly after midnight.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Frost

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Widespread frost, mainly before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 49. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Frost then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between 8am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 47. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Widespread frost, mainly after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Widespread frost, mainly before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 49. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Point Forecast:
Council Grove KS
 38.66°N 96.48°W
10:26 pm CDT Oct 20, 2020
11pm CDT Oct 20, 2020-6pm CDT Oct 27, 2020
 
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