Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Current conditions at

Olathe, Johnson County Executive Airport (KOJC)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 94.74°WElev: 1096ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 20 Aug 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Olathe KS

Heat Advisory August 20, 01:00pm until August 20, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 103. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny through mid morning, then becoming cloudy, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 96. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 103. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny through mid morning, then becoming cloudy, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 96. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Olathe KS
 38.88°N 94.8°W (Elev. 1047 ft)
9:11 am CDT Aug 20, 2019
9am CDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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