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

Winfield / Arkansas City, Strother Field (KWLD)

Lat: 37.17°NLon: 97.04°WElev: 1158ft.

Fair and Breezy

90°F

32°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed S 22 G 32 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1006.5 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 24 Jun 7:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles NW Cedar Vale KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 96. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 85. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 67. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 96. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 85. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 67. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. 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 30 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 85.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles NW Cedar Vale KS
 37.19°N 96.57°W
6:21 pm CDT Jun 24, 2021
8pm CDT Jun 24, 2021-6pm CDT Jul 1, 2021
 
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