Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Russell, Russell Municipal Airport (KRSL)

Lat: 38.87°NLon: 98.81°WElev: 1860ft.

Freezing Fog

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SE 14 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 17 Jan 8:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Downs KS

Winter Weather Advisory until January 19, 12:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
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    Winter Weather Advisory until January 19, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Sat

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of freezing drizzle, mainly after 5am.  Widespread dense fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 30. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Dense Fog
    then Chance
    Freezing
    Drizzle and
    Dense Fog

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of drizzle, snow, and freezing drizzle before 11am, then drizzle likely between 11am and 5pm, then snow likely after 5pm.  Widespread fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely and
    Fog

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow before midnight, then a chance of flurries after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Windy, with a north wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy
    then Chance
    Flurries and
    Blustery

    Low: 15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Wind chill values between zero and 10. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of freezing drizzle, mainly after 5am. Widespread dense fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 30. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
A chance of drizzle, snow, and freezing drizzle before 11am, then drizzle likely between 11am and 5pm, then snow likely after 5pm. Widespread fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday Night
A chance of snow before midnight, then a chance of flurries after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Windy, with a north wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Wind chill values between zero and 10. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Downs KS
 39.49°N 98.55°W (Elev. 1499 ft)
7:14 pm CST Jan 17, 2019
9pm CST Jan 17, 2019-6pm CST Jan 24, 2019
 
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