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Extreme Fire Weather Conditions in the Desert Southwest on Thursday

Strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry ground conditions increase the threat for wildfire activity in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, Central/Southern High Plains and Southeast on Thursday. The greatest concern is in New Mexico and Arizona, where winds of 30 to 40 mph (with gusts up to 50 to 60 mph) and an extremely dry air mass will fuel Extreme-level fire weather conditions. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 37.65°NLon: 97.43°WElev: 1332ft.

Fair

35°F

2°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed NW 10 mph
Barometer 30.39 in (1029.3 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 19 Apr 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wichita KSSimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 63. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Southeast wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. East southeast wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 53. East southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 63. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Southeast wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 45. East southeast wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 53. East southeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
Wichita KSSimilar City Names
 37.69°N 97.34°W
5:24 am CDT Apr 19, 2018
7am CDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm CDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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