Rain and Snow Winding Down in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Southwest; Winter Storm in Alaska

The Atmospheric River event is beginning to wind down along the West Coast. However, lingering showers and mountain snow will remain throughout the day. In the southwest, dry conditions combined with gusty winds has led to critical fire weather concerns especially in west Texas and New Mexico. A potent system in Alaska has prompted Blizzard warnings across the Western and Northern Arctic Coast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Atkinson Municipal Airport (KPTS)

Lat: 37.45°NLon: 94.73°WElev: 950ft.

Fair

65°F

18°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.88 in
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Feb 11:35 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Cherokee KS

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Southwest wind 9 to 18 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 37.

    Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Southwest wind 9 to 18 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 37.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Breezy.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Cherokee KS
 37.37°N 94.83°W (Elev. 948 ft)
11:14 am CST Feb 21, 2024
11am CST Feb 21, 2024-6pm CST Feb 27, 2024
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database