Significant Outbreak Of Severe Thunderstorms, Violent Tornadoes, And Heavy Rain In The Plains This Evening

An outbreak of severe thunderstorms along with strong to violent, long-tracked tornadoes continues to unfold from northwest Texas into central Oklahoma and southwest Missouri this evening. In addition to tornadoes...very large hail, damaging winds and flash flooding are also occurring. Residents should heed any warnings issued and follow local forecast office social media pages for updates. Read More >

Current conditions at

Emporia, Emporia Municipal Airport (KEMP)

Lat: 38.33°NLon: 96.19°WElev: 1204ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist and Breezy

50°F

10°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NE 21 G 36 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1010.5 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill43°F (6°C)
Last update 20 May 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Emporia KS

Flash Flood Watch until May 21, 07:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 21, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Tue

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 54. Windy, with an east wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Rain
    and Windy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 72. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph becoming south 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 54. Windy, with an east wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 72. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph becoming south 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Emporia KS
 38.41°N 96.19°W
6:12 pm CDT May 20, 2019
6pm CDT May 20, 2019-6pm CDT May 27, 2019
 
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