Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Olathe, Johnson County Executive Airport (KOJC)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 94.74°WElev: 1096ft.

Fair

63°F

17°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed S 17 G 36 mph
Barometer 29.64 in (1002.9 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Mar 8:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Belton MO

Red Flag Warning until March 3, 06:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until March 3, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Sun

    Red Flag Warning

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Partly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 22 mph becoming west northwest 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of rain and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of rain between 9pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. North wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North northeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday
A chance of rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 22 mph becoming west northwest 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of rain between 9pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. North wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North northeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Rain likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Rain. Low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Belton MO
 38.82°N 94.55°W (Elev. 1102 ft)
5:42 am CST Mar 3, 2024
9am CST Mar 3, 2024-6pm CST Mar 9, 2024
 
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