Hazardous Heat in the Western U.S.; Heavy Rain and Flooding Potential in the Southern Rockies

Widespread high temperatures in the 90s with heat indices exceeding 100 degrees will persist across the western U.S. this weekend into next week. Some daily high temperature records are forecast to be tied or broken. Monsoon conditions continue to linger across the Southern Rockies posing a heavy rainfall threat which may lead to additional flash flooding concerns. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Russell, Russell Municipal Airport (KRSL)

Lat: 38.87°NLon: 98.81°WElev: 1860ft.

Mostly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed NE 12 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1016.5 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 20 Jul 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Downs KS

  • This Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    High: 84 °F

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Low: 63 °F

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    High: 81 °F

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Sunday Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Low: 60 °F

    Partly Cloudy

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    High: 83 °F

    Mostly Sunny

  • Monday Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Low: 61 °F

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    High: 86 °F

    Mostly Sunny

  • Tuesday Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Low: 62 °F

    Mostly Clear

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 93.

    High: 93 °F

    Sunny

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 93.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 94.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 95.
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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

 
Point Forecast:
Downs KS
 39.51°N 98.55°W (Elev. 1499 ft)
12:30 pm CDT Jul 20, 2024
1pm CDT Jul 20, 2024-6pm CDT Jul 26, 2024
 
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