Strong south winds at 25 to 35 mph with gusts as high as 50 mph can be expected today. Skies will be partly to mostly sunny from Garden City westward and northward and becoming mostly cloudy from Dodge City eastward to Medicine Lodge and Pratt. A few rain showers are possible, mainly along and southeast of a line from Ashland to Greensburg to Macksville. There is just a slight chance of thunderstorms over far western Kansas after 3 pm and these are not expected to be severe.
Today Sunny, with a high near 63. Very windy, with a south wind 17 to 22 mph increasing to 28 to 33 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 49 mph.
Tonight A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Very windy, with a south wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 7 to 12 mph becoming north northwest 19 to 24 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.
Thursday Night A 20 percent chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. North northeast wind 8 to 15 mph.
Friday A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. North northeast wind 7 to 9 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Saturday Sunny, with a high near 69.