Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Salina, Salina Municipal Airport (KSLN)

Lat: 38.78°NLon: 97.64°WElev: 1270ft.

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 21%
Wind Speed W 15 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.63 in (1002.6 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Mar 1:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SW Solomon KS

Red Flag Warning until March 3, 07:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until March 3, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sun

    Red Flag Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. West northwest wind 7 to 15 mph becoming east southeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 11 to 17 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35. North northeast wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. North northeast wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of rain after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. West northwest wind 7 to 15 mph becoming east southeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 11 to 17 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. North northeast wind 8 to 13 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. North northeast wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of rain and thunderstorms, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Rain likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Solomon KS
 38.89°N 97.42°W
1:29 pm CST Mar 3, 2024
2pm CST Mar 3, 2024-6pm CST Mar 9, 2024
 
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