Severe Storms Possible in the South; Southwest Critical Fire Weather Threats

Severe storms with large to very large hail, damaging winds, a couple of tornadoes, and heavy rain that could cause flash flooding may develop across the eastern South Plains to the Deep South. Dry, gusty winds in the Southwest will keep fire weather threats critical. Elevated fire weather threats also in portions of the East. Cool and snowy in the Northern Tier states and West mountains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 37.65°NLon: 97.43°WElev: 1332ft.

Overcast

53°F

12°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SE 13 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.7 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 23 Apr 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wichita KS

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers before 1pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 59. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 44. North northeast wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 67. North wind 9 to 13 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers before 1pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 59. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 44. North northeast wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 67. North wind 9 to 13 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Breezy.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Wichita KS
 37.69°N 97.34°W
10:44 am CDT Apr 23, 2021
11am CDT Apr 23, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 29, 2021
 
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