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

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

Lat: 37.65°NLon: 97.43°WElev: 1332ft.

Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed S 20 mph
Barometer 29.62 in (1002.4 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Mar 11:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport KS

Fire Weather Watch March 3, 12:00pm until March 3, 07:00pm
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Fire Weather Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Clear, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Clear and
    Breezy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Mostly
    Clear and
    Breezy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 68. North wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. North wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 68. North wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. North wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of rain and thunderstorms, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Rain and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport KS
 37.65°N 97.39°W
11:44 pm CST Mar 2, 2024
12am CST Mar 3, 2024-6pm CST Mar 8, 2024
 
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