Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Emporia, Emporia Municipal Airport (KEMP)

Lat: 38.33°NLon: 96.19°WElev: 1204ft.

Fog/Mist

34°F

1°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1022.5 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 17 Jan 10:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Emporia KS

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog between midnight and 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 41 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain, possibly mixed with snow before 11pm, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 11pm and 2am, then snow likely after 2am.  Patchy blowing snow after 5am. Low around 19. Windy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Wintry Mix
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow before noon.  Patchy blowing snow before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 30.

    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Patchy fog between midnight and 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Friday
Rain likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Rain, possibly mixed with snow before 11pm, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 11pm and 2am, then snow likely after 2am. Patchy blowing snow after 5am. Low around 19. Windy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow before noon. Patchy blowing snow before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 30.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
Emporia KS
 38.41°N 96.19°W
10:11 am CST Jan 17, 2019
11am CST Jan 17, 2019-6pm CST Jan 23, 2019
 
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