Fire Weather Threats Remain High Across the West; Heavy Rain Potential for the Mid To Lower Mississippi Valley

Fire threats remain high across parts of the West with elevated outlooks and Red Flag Warnings. Also, The threat for dry thunderstorms will be widespread from the Great Basin to the Interior Northwest. Meanwhile, the tail end of a low pressure system over the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy rainfall and flash flooding concerns, especially in eastern Oklahoma and northwestern Arkansas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lawrence, Lawrence Municipal Airport (KLWC)

Lat: 39.01°NLon: 95.21°WElev: 830ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.0 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 15 Aug 4:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lawrence KS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before 8pm.  Areas of fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Fog
    then Areas
    Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Areas of fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Areas Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Areas of fog after 11pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Lawrence KS
 38.97°N 95.23°W
2:25 pm CDT Aug 15, 2018
5pm CDT Aug 15, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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