Severe Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain, And Flash Flooding Likely Over The Central U.S.

Strong to severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, and a few tornadoes will be likely this afternoon into tonight over portions of the Plains to the Midwest. Heavy rainfall will lead to flash flooding, some locally significant from Kansas to Missouri. Across the eastern U.S., much above normal temperatures can be expected. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ottawa Municipal Airport (KOWI)

Lat: 38.54°NLon: 95.25°WElev: 958ft.

Overcast

77°F

25°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed S 18 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.96 in
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 21 Sep 12:30 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond KS

Flash Flood Watch September 21, 07:00pm until September 22, 01:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Periods of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 68. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Periods of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 3pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 76. South wind around 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Isolated showers before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Periods of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 68. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Periods of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 3pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 76. South wind around 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Isolated showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond KS
 38.4°N 95.26°W
12:27 pm CDT Sep 21, 2019
12pm CDT Sep 21, 2019-6pm CDT Sep 27, 2019
 
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