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Scattered severe storms Friday evening

Scattered severe storms are expected this evening from southwest through central and northeast Kansas.  Initial storms are expected to develop after 4pm to 5pm in southwest Kansas. This activity will spread northeastward into parts of central Kansas, potentially impacting Hays and Great Bend after 6pm. Storms will initially pose a risk for very large 2+ … Continue reading Scattered severe storms Friday evening

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More severe storms possible today

Another round of severe storms is possible this evening across portions of western Kansas. Storms will initially develop in southwest Kansas. These storms will move northeastward throughout the evening hours across southwest Kansas, eventually moving into northwest and north central Kansas later in the evening. The strongest storms will be capable of very large hail … Continue reading More severe storms possible today

Special Report: Category 5 Hurricane Irma Takes Aim at US

Special Report | Catastrophic Category 5 Hurricane Irma is slamming the Caribbean this morning. The forecast will likely change but it's best to be aware of the latest information and, if you live in the path of the storm, be taking precautions NOW! Wednesday night and into Thursday morning, Hurricane Irma continues to maintain strength … Continue reading Special Report: Category 5 Hurricane Irma Takes Aim at US

Severe T-Storm Watch until 11pm

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for portions of southwest Kansas until 11:00 PM CDT.  A cluster of severe storms will likely develop across southwest Kansas and spread south into the Texas Panhandle and far western Oklahoma through this evening. Large hail and damaging winds are the primary threats. Track storms with live interactive … Continue reading Severe T-Storm Watch until 11pm

ALERT: Severe T-Storm Watch until 1am

A Severe T-Storm Watch is in effect for portions of northwest and north central Kansas until 1:00 AM CDT.  Thunderstorms are forecast to increase in coverage and intensify over the next couple of hours, with risk for large hail and damaging winds likewise increasing in and near the watch area. Severe risk will continue for … Continue reading ALERT: Severe T-Storm Watch until 1am

Scattered storms tonight & Wednesday

Scattered showers and storms will develop across Kansas tonight. Precipitation will be most likely over northern and eastern Kansas. Storms will produce locally heavy rainfall, and a couple storms in northwest Kansas could possibly produce some hail and gusty winds. FUTURECAST: The greater focus for storms on Wednesday will shift to eastern Kansas. Scattered showers … Continue reading Scattered storms tonight & Wednesday

Isolated storms north central, hot this week

Isolated showers and thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening over northwest and north central Kansas. Severe storms are not expected, but some locally heavy rainfall will be possible. FUTURECAST: The chance for storms will continue into the overnight hours over north central Kansas. Otherwise, the rest of the state will remain dry with lows … Continue reading Isolated storms north central, hot this week

Severe T-Storm Watch until 5am Friday

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for much of central and eastern Kansas until 5:00 AM CDT Friday.  Storms are beginning to develop and intensify near a boundary extending from southwest into northeast Kansas. Activity is expected to expand in coverage tonight with potential for damaging wind gusts and large hail as storms move … Continue reading Severe T-Storm Watch until 5am Friday

Severe T-Storm Watch until 10 PM CDT

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for portions of western Kansas until 10:00 PM CDT / 9:00 PM MDT.  Relatively isolated storms initially will continue to develop across eastern Colorado. Storms may eventually merge and cluster later this afternoon into evening with an increasing damaging wind risk spreading east-southeastward into western Kansas. Keep it … Continue reading Severe T-Storm Watch until 10 PM CDT

Severe storms possible this evening, tonight

Isolated to scattered severe storms are possible this evening and tonight across parts of Kansas. We will be monitoring for storm development in two areas. The first (and most likely) region for development will be over eastern Colorado this afternoon. These storms will organize and develop into a cluster that will push eastward across western … Continue reading Severe storms possible this evening, tonight

Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10 PM CDT

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is now in effect until 10:00 PM CDT tonight.  The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of western, central, and northern Kansas effective until 10:00 PM CDT Monday night. The watch does include the cities of Hays, Russell, Great Bend, Ness City, Scott City, Oakley, … Continue reading Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10 PM CDT

Isolated severe storms Thursday

Isolated strong to severe storms are possible once again this afternoon and evening over portions of western Kansas. Initial storms will develop during the afternoon hours. These storms will again slowly drift to the south and southeast during the evening. The strongest storms will mainly produce wind gusts as high as 60 to 70 mph, … Continue reading Isolated severe storms Thursday

Severe T-Storm Watch until 10pm Wednesday

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for portions of western Kansas until 10:00 PM CDT. A few strong to severe thunderstorms will affect the watch area late this afternoon and evening. Locally damaging wind gusts are the main concern, but hail is also possible. Keep it with Cirrus Weather on Facebook and Twitter for … Continue reading Severe T-Storm Watch until 10pm Wednesday

More storms in western Kansas

Much like yesterday, scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop during the afternoon and continue through the evening hours over western Kansas. The strongest storms will be capable of 1 to 2.5 inch hail and wind gusts up to 60 to 70 mph. The tornado threat is very low/zero. The storms will slowly drift to the … Continue reading More storms in western Kansas

Severe T-Storm Watch until 9pm Tuesday

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for portions of western and central Kansas until 9:00 PM CDT. Scattered intense thunderstorms are expected to form across the watch area this afternoon. These storms will drift slowly southeastward, posing a risk of large hail and damaging wind gusts. Keep it with Cirrus Weather on Facebook and … Continue reading Severe T-Storm Watch until 9pm Tuesday