Severe Storms And Heavy Rain Is Expected In The Central/Southern Plains; Locally Heavy Rain/Scattered Storms In East/South; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West

Late afternoon and evening severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall is expected from the Front Range of the Central/Southern Rockies into the High Plains. Meanwhile in the East and South, a slow moving front will trigger scattered storms with locally heavy rain. Finally, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in the West are requiring alerts throughout the region and even into the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Winfield / Arkansas City, Strother Field (KWLD)

Lat: 37.17°NLon: 97.04°WElev: 1158ft.

Fair

85°F

29°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 18 Aug 6:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Wellington KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm.  High near 81. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. North northwest wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday 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

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. High near 81. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. North northwest wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Wellington KS
 37.29°N 97.44°W
6:32 pm CDT Aug 18, 2018
7pm CDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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