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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Emporia, Emporia Municipal Airport (KEMP)

Lat: 38.33°NLon: 96.19°WElev: 1204ft.

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.2 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 10 Aug 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Emporia KSSimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 87. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 93. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 87. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 93. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Emporia KSSimilar City Names
 38.41°N 96.19°W
2:40 pm CDT Aug 10, 2020
3pm CDT Aug 10, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 16, 2020
 
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