Severe Thunderstorms in the Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, capable of severe wind (locally exceeding hurricane force), very large hail, flash flooding, and a few tornadoes, are possible late this afternoon into tonight across portions of the of the Upper Midwest into the southern Great Lakes. Excessive heat covers much of the central third of the country and is expected to persist into the weekend over the south-central states. Read More >

Current conditions at

Olathe, Johnson County Executive Airport (KOJC)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 94.74°WElev: 1096ft.

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1017.3 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 28 Jul 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Olathe, Johnson County Executive Airport KS

Heat Advisory until July 29, 09:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 29, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Thu

    Heat Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 103. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 104. West southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 103. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 104. West southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Olathe, Johnson County Executive Airport KS
 38.84°N 94.74°W (Elev. 1001 ft)
9:55 am CDT Jul 28, 2021
10am CDT Jul 28, 2021-6pm CDT Aug 3, 2021
 
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