Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Great Lakes into Ohio Valley; Heavy to Excessive Rainfall Over the Southern Plains

Severe thunderstorms will race along a cold front from the Upper Mississippi Valley into the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley with the main threat being damaging winds. The tail end of this front will possibly produce heavy to excessive rainfall across the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley through Saturday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Topeka, Philip Billard Municipal Airport (KTOP)

Lat: 39.07° N Lon: 95.63° W Elev: 879 ft.

Light Rain



Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Sep 12:53 am CDT
Detailed forecast for

Shawnee County

Rest Of Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Much cooler. Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Cooler. Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Southeast winds up to 5 mph.
Sunday And Sunday Night
Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows 51 to 60.
Mostly sunny with slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80.
Monday Night And Tuesday
Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs 74 to 80.
Tuesday Night And Wednesday
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear. Lows around 50.
Mostly sunny with slight chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 70s.

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1208 AM CDT Fri Sep 21 2018

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