Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Burlington - Carson County Airport (KITR)

Lat: 39.24°NLon: 102.28°WElev: 4193ft.

Fair and Breezy

32°C

89°F

Humidity 21%
Wind Speed N 35 G 50 km/h
Barometer 1012.5 mb (30.09 in)
Dewpoint 7°C (44°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index29°C (85°F)
Last update 14 Aug 11:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

12 Miles NNW Weskan KS

  • Today

    Today: Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northeast 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.

    Patchy Smoke

    High: 34 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between midnight and 3am.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 15. East wind 15 to 25 km/h.

    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 15 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 29. South wind 15 to 25 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 29 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly clear, with a low around 15. South wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 15 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Sunny, with a high near 31. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly clear, with a low around 15.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 15 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 32.

    Sunny

    High: 32 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 32 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northeast 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between midnight and 3am. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 15. East wind 15 to 25 km/h.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 29. South wind 15 to 25 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 15. South wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 31. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 32.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 31.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
12 Miles NNW Weskan KS
 39.03°N 102.04°W
11:27 am MDT Aug 14, 2020
11am MDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm MDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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