Pacific Storm; Plains Temperature Records; Critical Fire Weather

A Pacific storm could bring areas of heavy snow and gusty winds from Wyoming into Minnesota Tuesday night into Wednesday. Ahead of this, temperatures in the central and northern Plains Tuesday will threaten two dozen or more high temperatures records. Dry, gusty winds are supporting critical fire weather for portions of the southern High Plains and southern Rockies Tuesday through Thursday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Olathe, New Century Aircenter (KIXD)

Lat: 38.82°NLon: 94.89°WElev: 1086ft.

Fair

54°F

12°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed S 14 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1021.4 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 9 Mar 12:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles WSW Mapleton KS

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds and
    Breezy

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Breezy, with a south wind 23 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.

    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tuesday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Breezy, with a south wind 23 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Friday
Showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.
Friday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Saturday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles WSW Mapleton KS
 38°N 95°W (Elev. 1007 ft)
11:42 pm CST Mar 8, 2021
1am CST Mar 9, 2021-6pm CDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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