Significant Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains; Severe Storms Across the Midwest

A strong system has triggered a significant winter storm across the west. Heavy snow, rain and gusty winds will be possible through Tuesday. In the southwest, dry conditions and gusty winds have led to critical fire weather concerns today. By tomorrow, a strong cold front will increase the potential for severe weather across the Midwest. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 37.65°NLon: 97.43°WElev: 1332ft.

Mostly Cloudy

60°F

16°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 29.68 in (1004.8 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Feb 10:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport KS

Fire Weather Watch February 27, 11:00am until February 27, 08:00pm
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Fire Weather Watch
  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. South southwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Blustery, with a north wind 21 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 22 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 45. North northwest wind 13 to 18 mph becoming south southwest 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. South southwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Blustery, with a north wind 21 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 45. North northwest wind 13 to 18 mph becoming south southwest 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 46.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Breezy.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport KS
 37.65°N 97.42°W
6:43 am CST Feb 26, 2024
11am CST Feb 26, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024
 
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