Significant Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains; Severe Storms Across the Midwest

A strong system has triggered a significant winter storm across the west. Heavy snow, rain and gusty winds will be possible through Tuesday. In the southwest, dry conditions and gusty winds have led to critical fire weather concerns today. By tomorrow, a strong cold front will increase the potential for severe weather across the Midwest. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Manhattan, Manhattan Municipal Airport (KMHK)

Lat: 39.14°NLon: 96.68°WElev: 1053ft.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 29.63 in (1003.5 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Feb 10:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Fort Riley-Camp Whiteside KS

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a chance of snow between 9pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 18. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Blustery.
    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 18 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 42. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Clear then
    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a chance of snow between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 18. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 42. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 44.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Breezy.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Fort Riley-Camp Whiteside KS
 39.05°N 96.77°W
10:11 am CST Feb 26, 2024
11am CST Feb 26, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024
 
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