Severe Weather for the Central High Plains; Heavy Rain/Flood Concerns in Parts of the East

Strong to severe thunderstorms capable of strong winds and large hail are possible over portions of the central High Plains this afternoon, including parts of the Denver metro area. A stalled front is expected to bring additional rain and flash flood risks in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast through Thursday. Red flag warnings are in effect across the Interior Northwest and Great Basin today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wichita - Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (KICT)

Lat: 37.65°NLon: 97.43°WElev: 1332ft.

A Few Clouds

76°F

24°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 5 Aug 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wichita KS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South southeast wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 96 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South southeast wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 8 to 13 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
Wichita KS
 37.69°N 97.34°W
9:58 am CDT Aug 5, 2020
12pm CDT Aug 5, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 11, 2020
 
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