Overnight Chance of Rain, Chances of Showers and Storms Increase Late in the Week

There will be increasing chances for showers and thunderstorms as a strong storm system moves across the area. Cloudy skies with areas of drizzle will develop by this evening, but as the system approaches windy conditions will develop on Thursday. This will lead to an elevated grassland fire danger for Thursday. Shower and thunderstorm chances increase greatly late Thursday night through Friday as the system moves across Kansas.

  • Tonight – A slight chance of rain or drizzle between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m., then a chance of drizzle after 1 a.m. Cloudy, with a low around 49. Southeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Thursday – A slight chance of drizzle before 10 a.m., then a chance of showers with a slight chance of drizzle between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 19 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Thursday Night – A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Breezy, with a south wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
  • Friday – A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
  • Friday Night – A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Saturday – Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
  • Saturday Night – Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Updated: March 22, 2017 — 4:38 pm
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