Doug Meyers, WIBW

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Topeka, KS, United States

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Monday forecast: Rain/snow mix today, snow tonight

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The big weather story is going to be our first accumulating snow of the season which would have an impact on roadways Monday night into Tuesday morning. It is the only chance of precipitation for the next 8 days. Taking Action: * While there is a chance of a rain/snow mix this afternoon, temperatures will likely be above freezing so even if snow does mix with rain, impacts… → Read More

Thursday forecast: Cold front today, spotty showers/storms at times

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - With the cold front that passed through the area this morning, will keep a rain chance in for the rest of the afternoon and even this evening for areas southeast of the turnpike. A brief t-storm is still possible although severe weather is unlikely. Taking Action: * If you’re along and south of the turnpike have the umbrella just in case with models indicating a slight… → Read More

Saturday forecast: Morning storms, dry afternoon, evening storms

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - An area of rain is pushing east for areas north of I-70. Lightning and locally heavy rain will be the primary hazard although a few strong storms could produce 40-50 mph wind gusts and small hail. Once the rain push out of the area, it will depend on how the atmosphere recovers for the risk of storms to develop between 5-7pm and the risk severe weather could occur. After… → Read More

Monday forecast: Much cooler to begin the week

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - After highs in the 90s and 100s over the weekend, 80s to low 90s to begin the week will feel fantastic. The only impact we’ll have to monitor is a low chance for showers/storms through tonight. Taking Action: * Rain chances for the upcoming week will be isolated and very low but it is highest through tonight. Have the umbrella nearby just in case and consider yourself lucky… → Read More

Monday forecast: A hot week ahead

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A new month and a new heat wave begins today with highs at least in the mid 90s. There is uncertainty toward the end of the week on whether highs cool down in the low 90s or remain in the mid 90s otherwise most of this week will be dry with a midweek rain chance. Taking Action: * Heat remains the top concern all week. Make sure you’re taking your heat safety precautions… → Read More

Monday forecast: 70s North, 90s south, isolated showers

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - On and off showers/storms are expected this week especially through Thursday with highs for most near or below average for this time of year. Enjoy it, next week the summer heat looks to return. Taking Action: * While there are several chances of rain this week, the majority of the rain will occur at night and into the morning hours for some areas. Don’t cancel outdoor… → Read More

Thursday forecast: Hot today, storms this evening

Most of the storms this evening will be north of I-70 → Read More

Monday forecast: A hot week ahead

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Get ready for a hot and humid week with low chances for showers/storms through mid-week. While a cool down is expected by mid-week, we’re talking going from upper 90s to low 90s so still remaining hot. One thing to keep in mind this week that if you have higher humidity the harder it will be for the actual air temperature to warm up so for today’s case, those that may stay… → Read More

Tuesday forecast: Severe weather with any storms especially tonight

All hazards possible with hail/wind the primary risks → Read More

Monday forecast: A hot week ahead

90s for much of this week with heat indices near 100° at times → Read More

Wednesday forecast: Warm and breezy, elevated fire danger risk

Rain chance Thursday afternoon, rain/snow mix Thursday night → Read More

Wednesday forecast: Snow storm tomorrow, prepare today

Hazardous roads expected tomorrow into Friday morning → Read More

Thursday forecast: Snow ends this afternoon, turning cold tonight

Minimal impacts expected with most spots less than 0.5” → Read More

Tuesday forecast: Bitterly cold the rest of the week

Highs in the 20s with wind chills in the single digits and teens → Read More

Snow continues through mid-afternoon

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Dry air has been a big factor if you’re anywhere northwest of Topeka limiting any snow that might be able to accumulate. Additional snowfall will remain southeast of the turnpike with a couple more inches through mid-afternoon. Wind and blowing snow remain a major impact this afternoon leading to near blizzard like conditions for those that have received and will continue… → Read More

Friday forecast: Mild today, snow and frigid temperatures tomorrow

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Snow is likely tomorrow with bitterly cold temperatures: Highest snowfall totals will be along and north of I-70 with wind chills below zero all day. While traveling is not recommended tomorrow IF you do, make sure you are prepared and have an emergency kit in your car in case you get stuck. High Confidence: It will snow tomorrow and while there still may be some sleet… → Read More

Wednesday forecast: Afternoon rain/storms likely

Some storms may be strong to severe, stay weather aware → Read More

Monday forecast: A hot week ahead especially to end the week

Heat a concern all week with rain chances increasing for the weekend → Read More

Friday forecast: Hot before storms move through this afternoon

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - **A SEVERE T-STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR AREAS NORTH OF I-70 UNTIL 3PM** One more extremely hot and humid day especially for areas along and south of I-70 before the storms bring relief from the heat. The humidity will start to come down gradually tonight and will continue to decrease through the weekend from northwest to southeast. There does remain some minor differences… → Read More

Tuesday forecast: Morning snow, use caution on the roads

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Winter continues with snow this morning (1-4″ total, most of which will be on grassy surfaces), widespread freeze tonight and while it will be a couple degrees warmer Wednesday night, it’ll still likely be near or below freezing for most spots. After Thursday morning, that is it for the short term with temperatures near freezing and climatologically speaking possibly for… → Read More