Russell, in western Kansas, had some major power outages following seven tenths of an inch of ice there.
An Ice Storm warning remains in effect for Northeast Kansas.
Be sure to check the cancellations page here at WIBWNewsNow.com for the latest information Thursday morning.
It looks like there will be at least a marginal risk of severe weather for the eastern portion of the state on Sunday.
No real accumulation is expected with the overnight precipitation Thursday into Friday, but bridges and overpasses might have some slick spots before the precipitation changes over to rain late Friday morning.
Showers and thunderstorms are likely Christmas Day.
We finally warm above freezing today, but because of the amount of snow still on the ground, we are potentially going to be the coolest spot in the state.
We can’t rule out a slick spot or two in our southern counties Thursday, but the main event will be Friday and Saturday. Light freezing drizzle early could make Friday morning slick, but then that drizzle will change to rain as we go above freezing. Temperatures will then nosedive on Friday night and could produce […]
Today it will be clear and cold.
The best chance at snow is during daylight hours Wednesday.
Topeka looks to have a better chance of all rain on Saturday into Saturday evening.
Know what the weather is before you leave and plan ahead.
We still have a couple more quiet days ahead of our next chance of precipitation.
Thanksgiving should be fabulous for outdoor activities as long as you bundle up a little.
Holiday travel should be fine across Kansas as there is no precipitation in the forecast until late in the weekend.
Some welcome precipitation today, and it all stays liquid, which is good news for November.
A strong cold front has spread across the state with temperatures more than 30 degrees cooler than yesterday.
The record high for Topeka is 79 set back in 1963 and it should get very close to tying or breaking that today.
Sunny, warm weather continues today through Thursday. A big change in temperature comes late in the week.
Beautiful fall weather continues, with a chill in the air the next couple of days.
Temperatures will stay just above freezing in most of Northeast Kansas, but Riley County is under a Freeze Warning this morning until 9 a.m.
There should be no weather conditions stopping you from going to the polls today, as drizzle ends this morning across the eastern part of the state.
Trick or Treat Forecast: Breezy with temperatures at 72 or so.
Some more patches of early morning fog will burn off before a beautiful afternoon.
A dense fog advisory is in effect until 9 a.m. Thursday.
Rain will end by mid-morning, and then we’ll be dry for the next several days.
The best chance of rain is overnight into early tomorrow morning. Severe weather is unlikely.
Temperatures will warm up, and the weekend looks dry.
Sprinkles will be possible through around noon, then cool and pretty for the rest of the work week.
We have one more cool day today before a weekend warmup.
TOPEKA FORECAST Today: Sunny, with a high at 78. Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low at 55. Tomorrow: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high at 59. Tomorrow Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and […]
Showers are possible today, but there really isn’t enough instability to create severe conditions.
A gorgeous Friday, but you might want the hot chocolate from the concession stand at the high school football game tonight.
There is an enhanced risk of severe weather for this afternoon and evening for much of Northeast Kansas, including Topeka. Listen to 104.9 FM for updates.
Some chances of severe weather are still close for the next couple of days.
Strong wind shear is present, which could allow for some severe development this afternoon and evening.
One more nice warm day before chances of storms slip in Tuesday.
We’re looking at a calm weekend ahead.
A little warmer today, but still very nice through the rest of the work week.
Clear, cool conditions dominate this first full week of fall. No precipitation is forecast through the work week.
This week should be one last taste of summer, before a cool front makes things wet for the weekend.
Rain chances will improve overnight Thursday into Friday.
Rain Tuesday morning should keep temperatures down, and there will most likely be some more rain and storms later today into tonight,
After a nice weekend, it looks to be a wet week, with the exception of Monday during the day.
The temperature will drop from near ninety this afternoon to into the fifties tonight. The strong cool front will provide an opportunity for severe weather development in central and eastern Kansas. The best chances of rain are over the areas that are already soggy, but Topeka could see some more rain, as well. Once the […]
A flood watch is in effect through early Saturday for Anderson, Coffey, Franklin, Lyon and Osage counties.
After a wet couple of days, we should dry out for Thursday and Friday.
No widespread rain, but plenty of hit and miss chances the next few days.
The front that is prompting the showers won’t move much for the next few days.
Flash flooding could occur as storms will most likely build back along the front so the same areas will get rained on multiple times.
Today will feel like August early, but then a cool front will fire up storms ahead of a more September-like weekend.
We should see a wet Friday night, before a gorgeous fall-like weekend.
A few showers could drift through extreme Northeast Kansas Wednesday morning.
Heat index readings should be between 105 and 110.
Overnight storms possible each night through Saturday night/Sunday morning.
By late Wednesday, thunderstorm chances return. Those could last into the weekend.
An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect. Peak Heat Index values will be in the 104 to 112 degree range.
Afternoon heat indices will rise again into the 100 to 110 degree range today through Saturday.
An Excessive Heat Warning remains in effect and has been extended into Saturday night until 7 p.m.
Actual temps will combine with humidity to make it feel like the upper 100s for the next few days.
A Heat Advisory is in effect from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. today.
A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect until 8 a.m. for Northeast Kansas.
Intense showers and thunderstorms in Western Kansas may hold together long enough to give us some mid-morning rain.
More storms will form later today into tonight, but the location largely depends on where this morning’s storms die out and leave a boundary behind.
The front is south of us along the Kansas/Oklahoma border. That should keep storms south of the area for the most part.
Take heat related precautions today.
After a soggy weekend, the 4th should be beautiful.
A Flash Flood Watch is in effect from tonight through Sunday.
Thunderstorm chances will increase Thursday and Friday.
A few marginally severe storms are possible late tonight. Damaging wind and hail are the main threats.
Turn around, don’t drown.
Another round of tornadoes impacted Northeast Kansas, Thursday. A housing complex north of Wamego was hit by a tornado around 2:45 p.m. Don Eichem’s home was in the path of the twister. “Went outside and it was raining and hailing like hell. Once it got real quiet, and I said oh ****. I knew something […]
Scattered severe storms may develop in whatever areas can clear out and heat up today.
A few storms may become severe this afternoon, mainly west of a line from Abilene to Manhattan to Marysville.
Saturday and Sunday should be really nice, prior to some Sunday night storms.
The weekend should be really nice.
Clouds remain today, off and on showers come back later in the week.
A rainy day and a Monday. Don’t let it get you down.
Severe Weather could be possible Sunday in portions of Kansas. Stay tuned for more information as it gets closer.
Enjoy the weather!
Eight northeast Kansas counties are under a tornado watch. A watch means conditions are favorable for severe weather development within the watch area.
Potential for a big severe weather day coming up Tuesday somewhere in Kansas. As we get more info, we’ll pass it along early next week.
Patchy fog in low lying areas this morning. Give yourself an extra few minutes.
Picture perfect today and tomorrow.
Decent weather for most rangeland burning for the next couple of days.
FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 9:00 AM
RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON UNTIL 8 P.M. Wind Advisory in effect from Noon until 7 p.m.
Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until noon.
One more warm day before we cool down toward the end of the week. Then, back into the 50s by Sunday.
If you have any outdoor winterizing activities to do, the next couple of days will provide an excellent opportunity before the rain comes in over the weekend. Today: Sunny and very warm. High 67. (Record high in Topeka is 67 set back in 1939) Tonight: Clear. Low 45. Tomorrow: Partly cloudy. High 65. Thursday Night: […]
A great finish to the week and most of next week looks good as well, but next weekend…..let’s leave that for Monday.
No precipitation in the forecast until at least Sunday night
The precipitation has switched over to rain for the Topeka area, but areas to the south and west into Central Kansas could still be slick. Give extra time if headed that direction.
With the temperature in Topeka hovering near freezing, we are seeing a mix of freezing rain and sleet on radar across north central Kansas. A Freezing Rain Advisory remains in effect for us through 6:00 AM on Saturday. Our best chance for freezing drizzle/sleet will be between now and early afternoon […]
So many areas are under different advisories with varying impacts that we need to break them down regionally, particularly in light of Thanksgiving holiday travel
Today: Sunny. High 59. Tonight: Clear, not as cold. Low 37. Tomorrow: Becoming cloudy during the afternoon, breezy. High 59. Tuesday Night: Areas of drizzle after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Wednesday: Areas of drizzle before 7am, then areas of […]
Today: High pressure moves across northeast Kansas. Sunny, cool. Light winds. High 51. Tonight: Partly cloudy and cold. Low 31. Tomorrow: Breezy with a chance of light rain during the afternoon. High 53. Friday night: Windy with light rain possibly transitioning to light snow briefly. Low 27. Saturday: Sunny, windy. High 39. Saturday Night: Partly […]
A nice warmup, but we could see some storms before another cool down toward the weekend
A nice start to the week, but a midweek cold front could bring severe weather to portions of the Midwest
Rain tonight gives way to a nice weekend