Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Atkinson Municipal Airport (KPTS)

Lat: 37.45°NLon: 94.73°WElev: 950ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed S 14 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.75 in
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Mar 5:55 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles NE Hepler KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Partly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West wind 10 to 13 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West wind 10 to 13 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles NE Hepler KS
 37.73°N 94.86°W (Elev. 961 ft)
5:17 pm CST Mar 2, 2024
6pm CST Mar 2, 2024-6pm CST Mar 9, 2024
 
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