Western Heat Wave Continues; Severe Weather in the Midwest; Tropical Disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico

The persistent and extreme heat wave being felt across the western U.S. is set to continue and even expand into the Central U.S. Severe weather and flash flooding are possible over the Midwest. A tropical depression will likely form over the western Gulf of Mexico in the next two days. Heavy rain could begin to impact portions of the northern Gulf Coast Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Topeka, Philip Billard Municipal Airport (KTOP)

Lat: 39.07°NLon: 95.63°WElev: 879ft.

Fair

88°F

31°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.2 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 16 Jun 8:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Topeka KS

Heat Advisory June 17, 01:00pm until June 17, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Hot

    High: 103 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 78 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Hot

    High: 101 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Topeka KS
 39.06°N 95.68°W
8:10 pm CDT Jun 16, 2021
9pm CDT Jun 16, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 23, 2021
 
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