Massive Heat Wave; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain

A massive heat wave is consuming much of the Midwest into the Southern tier of the U.S. with hazy, hot and humid conditions. These dangerous conditions will likely persist through Thursday as widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect. North and east of the heat and area of high pressure, thunderstorms with damaging and severe winds, large hail and heavy rain are likely. Read More >

Current conditions at

Emporia, Emporia Municipal Airport (KEMP)

Lat: 38.33°NLon: 96.19°WElev: 1204ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1009.8 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 6 Jul 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Emporia KS

Excessive Heat Warning until July 7, 09:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  •  
    Excessive Heat Warning until July 7, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Thu

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 78. South wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 78 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 107. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 105. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 78. South wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 107. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 105. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the evening.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 67. East wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Emporia KS
 38.41°N 96.19°W
3:39 am CDT Jul 6, 2022
5am CDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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