Cloudy and cooler Sunday, chance of rain


Clouds and areas of drizzle will continue through the day. Showers and thunderstorms are possible by late day and tonight far west and south. High temperatures today will be in the 50s with an overnight low in the upper 30s. Gradually warming temperatures are ahead in upcoming week. Temperature-wise, nearly every day should rise a […]

Partly sunny Saturday, slight chance of rain late


A cold front this afternoon will have an impact on highs for Sunday. Cool and cloudy conditions on Sunday will deteriorate Sunday night with a good chance for rain and scattered thunderstorms by Monday across the southern half of the area. High temperatures this afternoon will be in the low 70s with an overnight low […]

‘Figaro’ to close FHSU’s theatre season


Wrapping up its 2014-15 theatre season, the Department of Music and Theatre at Fort Hays State University will perform Charles Morey’s “Figaro” from Thursday to Sunday, April 23 to April 26, in the Felten-Start Theatre in Malloy Hall. Performances will be 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with a Sunday matinee at 2:30 p.m. “Figaro” is […]

Chance of thunderstorms Saturday


Thunderstorms are likely this afternoon, ahead of a dryline, and an upper low. Large hail from quarter to larger than golf ball size, and damaging winds, are the primary threats into the evening. High temperatures this afternoon will reach the mid 70s. Lows tonight are expected to be near 50 degrees. Chances for showers will […]

Warm, slight chance of thunderstorms Sunday


Isolated thunderstorms are possible late this afternoon and evening along and ahead of a cold front as it pushes southeast into south central Kansas. Storms may be capable of producing quarter size hail and gusty winds in excess of 50 mph. High temperatures today are forecast to be near 80, with an overnight low around […]

Registration open for rain barrels

rain barrels

The local portion of the national water conservation project “Roll Out the Rain Barrel” is now taking registrations for barrel reservations. Students in the Home Horticulture course at FHSU will be constructing rain barrels (55 gal) for the public on Thursday, April 9 in Hays at the KSU Agricultural Research Center. The barrels will be […]

Warm, breezy Easter Sunday


Sunny, warm, and dry for Easter Sunday with a high near 78, with south wind diminishing during the afternoon. Very warm and windy on Monday ahead of a cold front. A cool down is expected by mid-week as mostly cloudy and cool weather will dominate much of the upcoming week. Several small chances of thunderstorms will be […]

Warm, breezy Saturday


This weekend will see a warming trend with continued dry conditions. Saturday will be mostly sunny with high temperatures in the 70s. Increasing southwest wind will reach sustained speeds of 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. The combination of the increasing wind and low relative humidity will promote extreme fire danger and a Red […]