One more day of mid-summer heat, highs across Kansas today in the mid and upper 90’s. Southwest wind will keep the air moving and increase fire risk, especially west. The coverage of the Red Flag Warning has shurnk today, encompassing only the far western tier of counties.
Temperatures will be unseasonably warm the rest of the week, but noticeably cooler than today with highs around 90 tomorrow and Thursday before a chance for storms arrives late in the day Thursday. Part of Kansas is in a Slight severe storm risk Thursday afternoon, but the storms will hold more impact well to our north.
Any severe storms that occur would carry risks for damaging hail and wind. Tornado risk is concentrated north of Kansas. There are off-and-on chances for storms Friday and Saturday, but models are being very inconsistent right now so it’s difficult to say just where or when — it’s possible we’ll have a complex of storms late evening and overnight.