Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hays, Hays Regional Airport (KHYS)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 99.27°WElev: 1998ft.

Fair

95°F

35°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index101°F (38°C)
Last update 20 Aug 12:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Hays KS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 99. South southeast wind 11 to 14 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 99 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 7 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. East wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 99. South southeast wind 11 to 14 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 7 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. East wind 6 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 93.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Hays KS
 38.88°N 99.32°W (Elev. 2008 ft)
1:01 pm CDT Aug 20, 2019
1pm CDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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