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.
Weather, financing and marketing are the biggest dilemmas faced by agriculture producers. Nothing can be done about the moisture and climatic conditions, except to be aware and make essential adjustments as quickly as possible. Financing and marketing are a different story in that management decisions can be made to help assure agriculture profitability despite drastically […]
“Strike a match, and the whole countryside’s ablaze.” For those who’ve never experienced the annual spring sky brightening inferno of the Flint Hills, they can’t comprehend factualness of that simple statement. “With all of the feed this year, there’ll be more burning native grasslands than for some time,” contended Mike Holder, Cottonwood Falls, longtime Chase […]
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
Frost is also possible this morning and maybe again on Wednesday. Today: Becoming cloudy. High 68. Tonight: Mostly cloudy. A disturbance tracks in from the west, while moisture is pulled in from the south. A few showers possible overnight. Low 48. Tomorrow: A few scattered showers and storms. High 61. Wednesday: Breezy. High 62. Wednesday […]
Today: Sunny and warmer today. Not as breezy. High 82. Tonight: Clear. Low 45. Tomorrow: Sunny and dry. High 77. Thursday: Windy and warmer. High 81. Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Friday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Saturday: Mostly sunny, with […]
Portions of northern Kansas are under a red flag warning today due to breezy conditions. Today: Clear this morning, Sunny and very windy today. High 77. Northwest winds gusting between 15-30 miles per hour. Tonight: Clear and cool. Low 43. Tomorrow: Sunny, not as windy. High 77. Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around […]
Give yourself an extra couple of minutes to get where you’re going this morning. Fog will lift and then it should be a beautiful day. Today: Areas of fog this morning. Then, gradually clearing with sunshine. Warmer. High 78. Tonight: Becoming cloudy, low 62. Tomorrow: Breezy and much warmer. A chance of afternoon and evening […]
A warmer week ahead, with a decent chance of rain Thursday. Today: Cloudy. A few showers possible during the afternoon. High 68. Tonight: Cloudy. Low 52. Tomorrow: Clearing and warmer. High 77. Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a […]
Cool, calm weather continues. Today: Partly cloudy. High 67. Tonight: Clear and very cool. Low 42. Tomorrow: Partly cloudy. High 67. Sunday: Sunny. High 68. Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with […]
Stable, cool fall weather continues. Today: Sunny, with a high near 68. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. […]
Today will be the warmest day of the week. It might be a good time to find those sweaters.
Hit and miss showers, but otherwise nice. It should be a gorgeous weekend. Today: A few scattered showers or thunderstorms possible this morning. High 82. Tonight: Cloudy. Low 62. Tomorrow: Partly cloudy. High near 80. Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light […]
The autumnal equinox occurred at 3:22 this morning
A little low lying fog this morning and a slight chance of rain. Give yourself an extra minute or two to get where you’re going this morning. Today: Areas of low clouds and fog. A slight chance of showers. Otherwise, partly cloudy. High 79. Tonight: A few clouds. Low 64. Tomorrow: Sunny and warmer. High […]
The wind continues today, showers and storms slip in tomorrow night. Today: A few scattered showers and storms may drift into northeast Kansas this morning. Then, windy and warmer today. High 89. South winds 25-35 miles per hour and gusty. Tonight: Breezy and warm. Low 73. Tomorrow: Windy and warmer. High 92. A chance of […]
The wind continues to be a factor today. If you have a high profile vehicle, give yourself extra time to get to your destination. Today: Partly cloudy, windy and warm. High 87. South winds 15-35 miles per hour and gusty. Tonight: Breezy. Low 67. Tomorrow: Windy and warmer. High near 90. Thursday: Breezy and warm. […]
Allergy sufferers may have more trouble over the next few days as wind takes center stage in the weather. Today: Warmer and very windy today. High 87. South winds 25-35 miles per hour by this afternoon. Tonight: Breezy, with a few showers possible, mainly overnight. Low 67. Tomorrow: Sunny, windy. High 87. Wednesday: Breezy, High […]
A line of severe thunderstorms went through Northeast Kansas Thursday night and caused street flooding in the City of Topeka and in Manhattan. Record rainfall for September 10th was recorded at Topeka’s Billard Airport. 4.38 inches fell in the 24 hour period, with 3.85 inches falling with the evening thunderstorms, and 3.41 inches in just […]
A gorgeous fall weekend just a couple weeks early. Enjoy it! Today: Breezy and much cooler. High 72. North winds 15-20 miles per hour this afternoon. Tonight: Clear and very cool. Low 48. (Normal low is 58. Record low is 39 set in 1959) Tomorrow: Sunny. High 70. Sunday: Sunshine, breezy and a little warmer. […]
Today is definitely a day to stay weather aware, particularly into the afternoon and evening. Listen to 580 for updates. Today: Cloudy this morning, then clearing and warmer. High near 84. Thunderstorm chances increase by early to mid-afternoon along a strong cold front. Some severe storms likely. Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms. Low 58. Tomorrow: Windy […]
A gorgeous fall like pattern settling in. Today: Areas of fog this morning. Low clouds and fog move out by mid-morning. Sunny. High 84. Tonight: Clear. Low 62. Tomorrow: Becoming partly cloudy with an increasing chance of thunderstorms by afternoon. High 86. Tomorrow night: Showers and thunderstorms tomorrow night. Low 62. Friday: Clearing and cooler. […]
Rain this morning, then storms possible later
The best day of the holiday weekend is probably Saturday. Looks like good conditions for high school and college football, but lake plans on Sunday and Monday could be dampened. Today: Scattered showers this morning. Warm and windy today. High 94. South winds 15-25 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low 73. Saturday: Breezy and warm. High […]
Windy and warm through Saturday with chances of rain Sunday and Labor Day. Today: Partly cloudy, windy and warm. High 92. South winds gusting 15-25 mph. Tonight: Clear. Low 70. Tomorrow; Breezy and warm. High 92. Saturday: Sunny, windy. High 93. Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Sunday: A 20 percent chance […]
Today: Some mid and high level clouds have moved in this morning in response to an upper level disturbance. That will give us the chance of a shower or thunderstorm through late morning. Then, clearing warm and humid this afternoon. Windy. High 92. South winds 15-25 mph. Tonight: Clear. Low 70. Tomorrow: Sunny and breezy. High 93. […]
Today: Areas of fog this morning. Then, low clouds will move out. Sunny, warm. High near 90. Tonight: Clear. Low 70. Tomorrow: Windy and warmer. High 92. South winds 15-25 miles per hour. Wednesday: Continued warm and dry. High 92. Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high […]
Another cold front comes through, which means a chance for thunderstorms this afternoon. Today: Scattered showers and a few storms will move through this morning. Then, windy with thunderstorms developing along a cold front this afternoon. High 83. Tonight: Showers and storms diminish by late evening. Low 64. Saturday: Partly cloudy. High 84. Sunday: Sunny […]
Rain showers and a few storms have a chance to develop this morning and a better chance tonight. Listen to 580 for the latest if storms threaten. Today: Scattered thunderstorms through mid-morning. Then, partly cloudy and breezy. Warmer. High 88. Tonight: A 60% chance of thunderstorms late tonight and overnight. Low 70. Tomorrow: A 40% […]
Calm weather sticks around today until well after sunset, but we could see some elevated storms before sunrise on Thursday. Today: Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning. Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around […]
Another beautiful day with high pressure still close. Changes still looming Thursday night before a warmup early next week. Today: Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Wednesday: Sunny, with a […]
Sunny and nice weather for the first half of the week. Rain chances slip back in Thursday. Today: Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near […]
The clear weather continues at heat continues to build before it will break again with storms on Saturday night. Today: Sunny, breezy and warm. High 85. Winds south at 10-20 miles per hour. Tonight: Breezy with increasing clouds, late. A chance of a shower or thunderstorm overnight. Low 68. Tomorrow: Very windy and warmer. High […]
Beautiful weather continues until Friday, but Saturday night could bring another chance of severe storms to Kansas. Sunny this afternoon. High 84. Tonight: Clear. Low 60. Friday: Sunny and breezy. High 84. Saturday: Windy with a chance of an afternoon thunderstorm. High 87. Saturday night: Rain and thunderstorms likely. Low 62. Sunday: After storms end, sunny and cooler. High 77. […]
Showers will be ongoing mainly across east central Kansas this morning as a disturbance tracks through. As drier air moves in from the northwest, rain will end by mid-morning. Today: Cloudy. High 75. Gusty NW winds at 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight: Clear and very cool. Low 53. (Normal low is 66). Tomorrow: Sunny and […]
Rain is likely this morning ahead of a strong cold front which should give us some opportunities for more storms this afternoon. Some severe weather may be possible with the afternoon activity, depending on if the morning rains move out quickly enough to allow for any heating. If we keep the cloud cover, we might […]
Despite tallest, lushest Bluestem grasslands and clearest, bluest most ample water supplies in recent memories, and continuing nearly the highest markets in history, Flint Hills cattle producers still face a few dilemmas. “It’s sure a good time in the cattle business, nobody will deny that, but we’ve planned this year’s Beef Producers Information Seminar to […]
The unstable weather begins to drift in this afternoon, with better chances of rain close to the Nebraska border, but we can’t rule out a storm completely anywhere in the area. Storms become more wide spread with a chance at some severe weather Tuesday. Still waiting to see if the threat is more from rain […]
Looks like a great weekend to get outside. It will be a little warm, but not oppressively hot. Today: Sunny and warm. High 90. Tonight: Clear. Low 65. Tomorrow: Sunny and a bit warmer. High 92. Sunday: Warm and dry. High 94. Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Monday: A 20 percent […]
It’s going to be a little warmer today, with a slight chance of a few wisps of fog in the river bottom this morning, but otherwise sunny and nice. High pressure continues in place over northeast Kansas. That should keep us dry into the weekend. Today: Sunny. High 87. Calm winds. Tonight: Clear, low 64. […]
Light rain will pass through the capital city early, with some chances for storms in central and southeast Kansas, with a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of that area this morning. Things should calm down behind the morning rain, though. Today: Showers and thunderstorms will track across parts of our area this morning. Cloudy. High […]
The humidity this morning will leave a little fog in low lying areas early, but after that, it should be a nice summer weekend ahead. Today: Some patchy areas of fog this morning. Then, Sunny and warmer today. High 93. Tonight: A few clouds. Low 68. Tomorrow: Sunny and warm. High 92. Sunday. Sunny, warmer […]
A Heat Advisory is in effect again this afternoon, so be sure to keep water handy for yourself. your family and your pets. A cool front will come through overnight, with a good chance to touch off some storms that may linger into your morning commute on Wednesday. But, once we get through with that, […]
Another heat advisory in effect this afternoon. Here’s the information from the National Weather Service. URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS 336 AM CDT MON JUL 27 2015 KSZ011-012-022>024-026-036-038>040-054>056-058-059-272100- /O.NEW.KTOP.HT.Y.0010.150727T1800Z-150728T0100Z/ NEMAHA-BROWN-RILEY-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-GEARY-WABAUNSEE- SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…SABETHA…SENECA…HIAWATHA…HORTON… MANHATTAN…WAMEGO…ST. MARYS…HOLTON…VALLEY FALLS… OSKALOOSA…PERRY…MCLOUTH…MERIDEN…NORTONVILLE… JUNCTION CITY…ALMA…ESKRIDGE…MAPLE HILL…ALTA VISTA… MCFARLAND…HARVEYVILLE…PAXICO…TOPEKA…LAWRENCE…EMPORIA… OSAGE CITY…CARBONDALE…LYNDON…BURLINGAME…OVERBROOK… OTTAWA…BURLINGTON…LEBO…GARNETT 336 AM CDT MON […]
An excessive heat warning is in effect starting today at noon. Also, the National Weather Service added Coffey County to the excessive heat warning this morning even though they are listed here as heat advisory. Either way, stay cool today! NEMAHA-BROWN-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE- DOUGLAS-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-ANDERSON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…SABETHA…SENECA…HIAWATHA…HORTON… WAMEGO…ST. MARYS…HOLTON…VALLEY FALLS…OSKALOOSA…PERRY… MCLOUTH…MERIDEN…NORTONVILLE…ALMA…ESKRIDGE…MAPLE HILL… ALTA VISTA…MCFARLAND…HARVEYVILLE…PAXICO…TOPEKA… LAWRENCE…OSAGE CITY…CARBONDALE…LYNDON…BURLINGAME… […]
A partly sunny sky will push temperatures this afternoon to near 90, before even warmer air comes in for Friday and Saturday. Each of those two days is forecast to have an actual temperature in the mid 90s, which along with the humidity, will push it to feel like nearly 110 on Friday. Saturday could […]
Just a 10 percent chance of precipitation after 5pm and temperatures remain cooler than typical for July. Chances of rain increase as we head through the evening hours, particularly if storms can get started in Central Kansas and track northeastward into the area. The rain chance continues into tomorrow and those clouds help keep temps […]
Today looks to be the day for outdoor activities in Northeast Kansas. High temperatures in just the mid 80s and no rain in the forecast. The airmass is stable and moisture should stay south for today. The front that is roughly along the Kansas/Oklahoma border will lift back north in the middle of the week […]
The storms this morning have given way to a partly cloudy sky, but we can’t completely rule out further development later in the day, particularly south of I-70. Rain reports between one and a half and three inches were common this morning, with the highest amount reported by an observer to the National Weather Service […]
The sirens had passed a weekly test and it’s unclear what the problem was.
There were reports of a cabin and a farm house being destroyed.
Temperatures expected to be in the mid to upper 90s, with heat indices soaring as high as 116.
Officials say the heavy rainfall predicted for the area could make driving dangerous this afternoon.
Most were reported in rural areas and did little major damage.
Westar Energy reports nearly 1,000 customers are without power in Lawrence.
Lebo recorded the wettest month since 1893 with 15.53 inches in May.
The Neosho River near Parsons Sunday was more than 3 feet above the river’s flood stage.
Heavy storms across Missouri and Kansas have been pushing streams and rivers out of their banks.
There were at least nine confirmed tornadoes Wednesday but no reported injuries.
The new Tornado App helps keep you safe and lets others know you are okay.
All NWS offices in Kansas are sending out a test tornado warning at 1:30 p.m. today.
Buffalo, Syracuse, Binghamton and Ithaca recorded lowest-ever temps according to climatologists at Cornell.
Icy road conditions caused fatalities in the northeastern part of the U.S. on Sunday.
Experts are set to study a drop in ground water supply which serves drought stricken areas of western and central Kansas.
Snow expected in Topeka area Wednesday night into Thursday morning.
Orbiting high above the earth at nearly 227 nautical miles, astronauts from the International Space Station have been sending back high-resolution photos and videos of Tropical Storm Arthur as it forms off the Florida coast. Expected to strengthen into a Hurricane in the next day or two, Arthur will be the first storm imaged by […]
This week, June 22rd through 28th, is National Lightning Safety Week. Various organizations are partnering up to get the word out with a Twitter campaign using the hashtag #lightningsafety. “The National Weather Service is going to feature daily social media graphics and information about the dangers of lightning,” said Sharon Watson, director of public affairs […]
The death of a second person has been blamed on tornadoes that authorities say destroyed or damaged more than half the town of Pilger in northeast Nebraska. Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger said Tuesday that a motorist died Monday after a single-vehicle accident that occurred on a county road four to five miles east of Pilger. […]
Topeka has received a record level of rainfall during the recent storms. The National Weather Service says Topeka got a record of 2.31 inches of rain Monday. The city’s old rainfall record for June 9 was 1.93 inches, set in 1941. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports (bit.ly/1l4Jup2 ) there was minor flooding along the Wakarusa River […]
Crews are using heavy equipment to move 52 empty coal cars away from tracks in northeast Kansas after they were derailed by high wind amid powerful storms. Union Pacific spokesman Mark Davis tells KNZA-FM (bit.ly/1tINaSF ) no one was injured when the cars were toppled around 12:05 a.m. Wednesday in the Brown County community of […]
High winds caused most of the problems Sunday night as storms moved through Kansas. According to National Weather Service, winds reached 70 miles per hour in some areas causing downed power lines and some minor tree damage. There were also reports of nickel sized hail. In Shawnee County, over 500 were without power. In Douglas […]
If you’re not water logged yet, more chances for rain continue the next several days. Today a 40% chance of showers and storms under mostly cloudy skies and a high near 80. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall some high winds and hail. Tonight a 30% chance of rain and storms with a […]
If you have big plans this weekend, keep your eye on the forecast and the WIBWNewsNow.com radar. Today we have a slight chance of an isolated shower and possibly a rumble of thunder. It doesn’t look like any of these storms today, or any this evening, will be severe. The high today will reach near […]
It’s something the state needs, and that’s exactly what’s in the forecast the rest of the work week. Rain! Showers moved through the area early this morning providing an early soaking for many, but more rain is in store tonight. Today a slight chance of a shower here and there. The high will be near […]
Storms with hail, wind and possibly a tornado are possible this weekend. The National Weather Service in Topeka says there is a high hail threat associated with any potential storms that could pop up on Saturday and Sunday. Hail could even be as big as baseballs. Winds will also be a factor and heavy rain. […]
Weather experts have their eye on the sky as things are starting to come together for an active weekend with severe weather. The National Weather Service is calling for widespread outbreaks of severe storms and possibly tornadoes. Shawnee County Emergency Management Director Dave Sterbenz says NOW is the time to be prepared. “You need to […]
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If you use social media to get emergency information like tornado warnings or storm warnings, you might be missing important information. That’s because Facebook has been reducing the amount of posts you see from pages you like. According to CBS Radio News Technology Analyst Larry Magid, it’s because Facebook has come up with an algorithm […]
Weather officials will be watching major thunderstorms this year for a clue that may help indicate the path of potential tornadoes. The research stems from tornadoes last year in Kansas and Oklahoma that baffled weather researcher Jon Davies. The two large tornadoes — one near Bennington in north-central Kansas on May 28, and another near […]
Each year, the National Weather Service holds a series of classes to help educate the public on severe weather, and how to spot storms. This year, according to their website, “The 2014 show will focus on severe storm safety, preparedness, and awareness. Storm structure and accurate identification of important cloud features associated with supercell and […]
The latest round of winter weather was a just the start, as Monday night could bring more of the powdery white stuff. Current forecast models show we could see possibly three straight days of snowfall. According to the National Weather Service, accumulating snows are anticipated to start Monday night, lasting through Wednesday. Currently there could […]
Today will be cloudy with light snow continuing north of I-70 and along the Nebraska border. Occasional flurries are possible elsewhere with highs today only making the upper 20s to around 30 degrees. Snow is likely tonight through early Saturday morning. 2-4” looks like a likely range for accumulations across most of northeast Kansas though […]