Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Topeka, Forbes Field (KFOE)

Lat: 38.94°NLon: 95.65°WElev: 1079ft.

Fair and Breezy

64°F

18°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed S 21 G 35 mph
Barometer 29.61 in (1002.0 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Mar 12:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Overbrook KS

Fire Weather Watch March 3, 12:00pm until March 3, 08:00pm
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Fire Weather Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of rain before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of rain before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
Rain likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Overbrook KS
 38.77°N 95.57°W
11:10 pm CST Mar 2, 2024
1am CST Mar 3, 2024-6pm CST Mar 9, 2024
 
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