Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lawrence, Lawrence Municipal Airport (KLWC)

Lat: 39.01°NLon: 95.21°WElev: 830ft.

Mostly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 8:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lawrence KS

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 82. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Low around 67. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 82. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Low around 67. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Lawrence KS
 38.97°N 95.26°W
6:39 am CDT Aug 18, 2018
9am CDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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