Fire Weather and Monsoon Threats in the West; Heavy Rain in the Plains and Northeast

Monsoon moisture will continue to bring strong winds, potential for dust storms, and localized flash flooding to the Southwest. Moisture spreading north across the Great Basin and Northwestern states my develop into isolated dry thunderstorms, which could start new fires and increase activity on existing fires. Very heavy rain continues in the Plains and Mississippi Valley; and Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Topeka, Forbes Field (KFOE)

Lat: 38.94°NLon: 95.65°WElev: 1079ft.

Mostly Cloudy

84°F

29°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed S 13 G 18 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1009.5 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 14 Aug 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Scranton KS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 83. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11pm and 4am, then scattered showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers before 7am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 83. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11pm and 4am, then scattered showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers before 7am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Scranton KS
 38.77°N 95.71°W
12:25 pm CDT Aug 14, 2018
2pm CDT Aug 14, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2018
 
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