Severe Thunderstorms in the Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, capable of severe wind (locally exceeding hurricane force), very large hail, flash flooding, and a few tornadoes, are possible late this afternoon into tonight across portions of the of the Upper Midwest into the southern Great Lakes. Excessive heat covers much of the central third of the country and is expected to persist into the weekend over the south-central states. Read More >

Current conditions at

Topeka, Philip Billard Municipal Airport (KTOP)

Lat: 39.07°NLon: 95.63°WElev: 879ft.

A Few Clouds

96°F

36°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index106°F (41°C)
Last update 28 Jul 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Topeka KS

Heat Advisory until July 29, 09:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 29, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Thu

    Heat Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 105. South wind around 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. Heat index values as high as 109. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 101 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 105. South wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. Heat index values as high as 109. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Topeka KS
 39.06°N 95.68°W
4:11 pm CDT Jul 28, 2021
5pm CDT Jul 28, 2021-6pm CDT Aug 4, 2021
 
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