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

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Olathe, Johnson County Executive Airport (KOJC)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 94.74°WElev: 1096ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.69 in (1005.2 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Mar 5:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Shawnee Mission KS

Red Flag Warning March 3, 09:00am until March 3, 06:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 19 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 22 mph becoming west northwest 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. North wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 19 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Monday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 22 mph becoming west northwest 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. North wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Rain likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Shawnee Mission KS
 38.91°N 94.72°W (Elev. 997 ft)
5:41 pm CST Mar 2, 2024
6pm CST Mar 2, 2024-6pm CST Mar 9, 2024
 
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