Critical Fire Weather in the Southwest; Well Above Normal Temperatures in the Northern Plains

A low pressure system off southern California will bring dry and windy conditions across Arizona today supporting critical fire weather. Southerly winds will allow the northern Plains to continue to see rather mild temperatures with highs nearing or exceeding 60 degrees over the next several days, about 20-30 degrees above average. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 37.65°NLon: 97.43°WElev: 1332ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 21%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Mar 2:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Wichita KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 38. South southeast wind around 7 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

    Sunny then
    Increasing
    Clouds and
    Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then rain after midnight.  Low around 46. East southeast wind 11 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of rain before noon.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 58. North northeast wind 9 to 16 mph.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 38. South southeast wind around 7 mph.
Thursday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then rain after midnight. Low around 46. East southeast wind 11 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 58. North northeast wind 9 to 16 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Wichita KS
 37.69°N 97.34°W
2:07 pm CST Mar 3, 2021
3pm CST Mar 3, 2021-6pm CST Mar 10, 2021
 
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