Dangerous Heat Across The Southern U.S. And Severe Thunderstorms In The Plains and Upper Midwest

After a sweltering weekend, heat advisories and excessive heat warnings continue across the southern tier of the U.S. with the potential for more record high temperatures and very dangerous heat indices. Also, severe thunderstorms with all hazards, including tornadoes, hail, damaging winds and heavy rain, are expected this afternoon and evening from the Upper Midwest to the central High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Russell, Russell Municipal Airport (KRSL)

Lat: 38.87°NLon: 98.81°WElev: 1860ft.

Fair

90°F

32°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed S 12 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1008.7 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 13 Jul 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lucas KS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 94. South southeast wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southeast wind 11 to 18 mph becoming east northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North northeast wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. North northeast wind around 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 93.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100.

    Hot

    High: 100 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 94. South southeast wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southeast wind 11 to 18 mph becoming east northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North northeast wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. North northeast wind around 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 93.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 102.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99.
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Point Forecast:
Lucas KS
 39.05°N 98.53°W
11:33 am CDT Jul 13, 2020
2pm CDT Jul 13, 2020-6pm CDT Jul 19, 2020
 
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