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A developing storm across the Southern Plains is forecast to bring severe weather that includes large hail and damaging wind gusts, heavy rainfall that could result in flash flooding across portions of the Plains and Mississippi Valley. The effects of this storm will continue through the middle of this week. The Four Corners area will continue to see elevated to critical fire weather conditions. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Topeka, Philip Billard Municipal Airport (KTOP)

Lat: 39.07°NLon: 95.63°WElev: 879ft.

Overcast

51°F

11°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.29 in (1025.3 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Topeka KS

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Light east wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers between 1am and 4am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am.  Low around 53. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then showers between 10am and 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 61. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Light east wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers between 1am and 4am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Low around 53. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then showers between 10am and 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 61. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Topeka KS
 39.04°N 95.68°W
4:09 am CDT May 23, 2022
4am CDT May 23, 2022-6pm CDT May 29, 2022
 
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