Severe Thunderstorms in West-Central Texas; Critical Fire Weather Threat in the Rockies and Plains

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms capable of producing large hail and damaging wind gusts will be possible this evening across west-central Texas. Elevated to Critical fire weather conditions will persist across the southern Rockies and portions of the southern Plains through this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Great Bend, Great Bend Municipal Airport (KGBD)

Lat: 38.35°NLon: 98.87°WElev: 1886ft.

Mostly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed SE 15 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1018.9 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Apr 3:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Great Bend Arpt KS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South southeast wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South southeast wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a southeast wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy, with a south wind 26 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 22 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

    Breezy. Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Breezy.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South southeast wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South southeast wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a southeast wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy, with a south wind 26 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 22 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Breezy.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Great Bend Arpt KS
 38.35°N 98.88°W
3:35 pm CDT Apr 24, 2024
4pm CDT Apr 24, 2024-6pm CDT May 1, 2024
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database