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

Topeka, Philip Billard Municipal Airport (KTOP)

Lat: 39.07°NLon: 95.63°WElev: 879ft.

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed SE 13 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1011.6 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 13 Jul 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Valley Falls KS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 92. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. South wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming north in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. North wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 92. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. South wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming north in the evening.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. North wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 78.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 100.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 78.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99.
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Point Forecast:
Valley Falls KS
 39.35°N 95.46°W
12:26 pm CDT Jul 13, 2020
1pm CDT Jul 13, 2020-6pm CDT Jul 19, 2020
 
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