Wichita, KS

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Scattered Clouds

83°F

Hi: 97° Lo: 71°

Feels like 86°F
Precipitation: 0%
Humidity: 60%

Dewpoint: 68°
Heat Index: 86°
Wind Direction: SSE
Wind Speed: 20 mph

Sunrise: 07:14:13 am
Sunset: 07:29:45 pm

Mostly clear. Wind: S 10-20

11 PM


82°

Humidity: 63%
Precip: 0%

12 AM


81°

Humidity: 65%
Precip: 0%

1 AM


80°

Humidity: 66%
Precip: 0%

2 AM


80°

Humidity: 67%
Precip: 0%

3 AM


79°

Humidity: 68%
Precip: 0%

4 AM


78°

Humidity: 70%
Precip: 0%

Wednesday

Hi: 90° Lo: 70
Thursday

Hi: 93° Lo: 72
Friday

Hi: 92° Lo: 71
Saturday

Hi: 90° Lo: 68
Sunday

Hi: 85° Lo: 65
Monday

Hi: 79° Lo: 59

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Meteorologist Mark Larson says get ready to get blown away by wicked winds and summer-like heat. Tuesday will be toasty with highs nearly 15 degrees warmer than a typical mid-September day.

Look for lots of sunshine statewide Tuesday with highs soaring into the low to mid 90s along with gusty southerly winds.

a Red Flag Warning has been issued for western Kansas where very low humidity, dry grasses and wind gusts to near 40 mph mean there's an extreme fire danger.

A dry front will slide through our state Wednesday causing winds to shift and back-off a bit, and we'll get some brief heat relief with highs in the 70s and 80s.

Temps will climb back to around 90 again Thursday and Friday ahead of a stronger cold front that will bring rain chances and cooler weather to the west this weekend then push east early next week.

Wichita Area Forecast:

Today: Becoming mostly sunny, windy and warmer. Wind: S 20-30; gusty. High: 94.

Tonight: Clear. Wind: S 10-20; gusty. Low: 71.

Tomorrow: Sunny to mostly sunny. Wind: S/NE 10-15. High: 90.

Tomorrow night: Clear, mild. Wind: NE/SE 5-15. Low: 70.

Thu: High: 93 Sunny, breezy.
Fri: High: 91 Low: 72 Mostly sunny, windy.
Sat: High: 90 Low: 71 Partly cloudy.
Sun: High: 85 Low: 68 Mostly cloudy with scattered p.m. storms.
Mon: High: 79 Low: 65 Off and on showers/storms.
Tue: High: 75 Low: 59 Occasional rain.

 

Latest Forecast

Posted: 5:19 PM - A cold front will bring cooler weather to western Kansas on Wednesday, but it won't make a big impact on the central part of the state.