Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Olathe, Johnson County Executive Airport (KOJC)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 94.74°WElev: 1096ft.

Fair

62°F

17°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.0 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 May 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Olathe KS

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South southeast wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm.  Low around 50. South southeast wind 8 to 14 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. North wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South southeast wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Low around 50. South southeast wind 8 to 14 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. North wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Monday
A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Northeast wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Olathe KS
 38.88°N 94.8°W (Elev. 1047 ft)
8:40 am CDT May 8, 2021
9am CDT May 8, 2021-6pm CDT May 14, 2021
 
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