Severe Thunderstorms Likely in Texas Today; Potential Widespread Flooding For South-Central U.S. This Week

Severe thunderstorms are likely today in the southern Plains from northwest Texas and the Texas Panhandle into parts of western Oklahoma. These storms will produce very large hail and a few tornadoes. Also, a potential widespread flood event is appearing more likely across the southern Plains into the Arklatex this week, especially in Texas, from repeated rounds of thunderstorms and heavy rain. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Topeka, Philip Billard Municipal Airport (KTOP)

Lat: 39.07°NLon: 95.63°WElev: 879ft.

Overcast

68°F

20°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed NE 10 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Silver Lake KS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 77. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 77. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Silver Lake KS
 39.1°N 95.86°W
10:41 am CDT May 17, 2021
12pm CDT May 17, 2021-6pm CDT May 23, 2021
 
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