Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wichita Jabara Airport (KAAO)

Lat: 37.75°NLon: 97.22°WElev: 1404ft.

Fair

88°F

31°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 16 Aug 1:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wichita Colonel James Jabara Airport KS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind around 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. North northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north after midnight.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. North northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Wichita Colonel James Jabara Airport KS
 37.74°N 97.22°W
2:09 pm CDT Aug 16, 2018
2pm CDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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