Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Olathe, Johnson County Executive Airport (KOJC)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 94.74°WElev: 1096ft.

Fair

60°F

16°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Prairie Village KS

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 80. Light south wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 4am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 64. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 88. Light southeast wind becoming south 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 80. Light south wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 4am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 64. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 88. Light southeast wind becoming south 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Prairie Village KS
 38.97°N 94.66°W (Elev. 997 ft)
4:54 am CDT May 17, 2022
5am CDT May 17, 2022-6pm CDT May 23, 2022
 
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