Significant Outbreak Of Severe Thunderstorms, Violent Tornadoes, And Heavy Rain In The Plains Today

A potent spring storm system is expected to produce an outbreak of severe weather in parts of the Plains today. Very large hail, damaging winds, flash flooding, and large/violent tornadoes are possible. The area most likely to experience significant tornadoes stretches from the Texas Hill Country through central Oklahoma. Residents should review severe weather safety and heed any warnings. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wichita - Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (KICT)

Lat: 37.65°NLon: 97.43°WElev: 1332ft.

Thunderstorm Heavy Rain Fog/Mist

51°F

11°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed N 16 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1009.8 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 20 May 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wichita KSSimilar City Names

Flash Flood Watch until May 21, 04:00pm
Flood Warning until May 21, 02:30pm
Flash Flood Warning until May 21, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
Flood Warning
Flash Flood Warning
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    Flash Flood Watch until May 21, 04:00pm
    Flood Warning until May 21, 02:30pm
    Flash Flood Warning until May 21, 12:00am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 54. North wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall.  Temperature rising to around 64 by midnight. East wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 74. Windy, with a southeast wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain
    and Windy

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a south wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Breezy.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 54. North wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Temperature rising to around 64 by midnight. East wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 74. Windy, with a southeast wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a south wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 81. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Breezy.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Wichita KSSimilar City Names
 37.69°N 97.34°W
3:36 pm CDT May 20, 2019
4pm CDT May 20, 2019-6pm CDT May 27, 2019
 
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