Severe Thunderstorms and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.; A Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

A slow moving cold front will bring multiple rounds of widespread heavy rain, localized flash flooding, and severe thunderstorms from the central Plains into the Great Lakes through Saturday. A dangerous heatwave with record breaking and triple digit temperatures is expected this weekend into next week over the Northwest U.S. Excessive Heat Watches and Warnings have been issued. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Benton Lloyd Stearman Field (K1K1)

Lat: 37.77°NLon: 97.11°WElev: 1364ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.85 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Jun 7:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

El Dorado KS

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 70. Southwest wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 70. Southwest wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
El Dorado KS
 37.83°N 96.86°W
7:19 am CDT Jun 25, 2021
8am CDT Jun 25, 2021-6pm CDT Jul 1, 2021
 
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