Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Olathe, New Century Aircenter (KIXD)

Lat: 38.82°NLon: 94.89°WElev: 1086ft.

Mostly Cloudy

56°F

13°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 May 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Paola KS

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of rain and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. East southeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South southeast wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm.  Low around 50. South wind 9 to 14 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. North northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light north northeast  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of rain and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. East southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South southeast wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Low around 50. South wind 9 to 14 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. North northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light north northeast after midnight.
Monday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Paola KS
 38.6°N 94.86°W (Elev. 912 ft)
4:09 am CDT May 8, 2021
5am CDT May 8, 2021-6pm CDT May 14, 2021
 
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