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

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Olathe, Johnson County Executive Airport (KOJC)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 94.74°WElev: 1096ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed S 15 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1008.4 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Mar 1:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Lenexa KS

Red Flag Warning March 3, 09:00am until March 3, 06:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Windy, with a south wind 16 to 21 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Windy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Windy, with a south southwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 43 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Partly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 21 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Windy, with a south wind 16 to 21 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Windy, with a south southwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 43 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.
Monday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 21 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Lenexa KS
 38.97°N 94.8°W (Elev. 997 ft)
1:40 pm CST Mar 2, 2024
2pm CST Mar 2, 2024-6pm CST Mar 8, 2024
 
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