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Extreme Fire Weather Conditions in the Desert Southwest on Thursday

Strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry ground conditions increase the threat for wildfire activity in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, Central/Southern High Plains and Southeast on Thursday. The greatest concern is in New Mexico and Arizona, where winds of 30 to 40 mph (with gusts up to 50 to 60 mph) and an extremely dry air mass will fuel Extreme-level fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Topeka, Forbes Field (KFOE)

Lat: 38.94°NLon: 95.65°WElev: 1079ft.

Overcast

38°F

3°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed NW 12 mph
Barometer 30.31 in (1026.8 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 19 Apr 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Vassar KS

  • Today

    Today: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 37. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 57. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 37. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 44.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
Vassar KS
 38.68°N 95.57°W
4:40 am CDT Apr 19, 2018
5am CDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm CDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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