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Today
Thunderstorms Likely 81° 63°

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Wednesday
Thunderstorms 75° 65°

Thunderstorms

Thursday
Thunderstorms Likely 79° 62°

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Friday
Thunderstorms Likely 78° 61°

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Saturday
Thunderstorms Likely 78° 62°

Thunderstorms Likely

Sunday
Chance Thunderstorms 77° 50°

Chance Thunderstorms

Sun: 6:19am / 8:17pm

Moon: 9:55pm / 7:31am

Sun: 6:18am / 8:18pm

Moon: 10:51pm / 8:17am

Sun: 6:16am / 8:19pm

Moon: 11:45pm / 9:08am

Sun: 6:15am / 8:20pm

Moon: 12:35am / 10:04am

Sun: 6:14am / 8:21pm

Moon: NA / NA

Sun: 6:13am / 8:22pm

Moon: 1:20am / 12:09pm

Kansas Radar

Track storms with NOAA's National Weather Service radar from Topeka.

Precipitation Totals for Lawrence Municipal Airport (May 5)

May to date: 0.34"

2015 to date: 5.54"

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Weather may turn severe Friday evening
April 24, 2015
Rainy Friday weather may turn severe in the evening, according to the National Weather Service in Topeka.
Lawrence gets half an inch of rain Saturday
April 18, 2015
Steady rain falling Saturday across Douglas County nearly brought the area within the normal month-to-date precipitation range, but 2015 so far is still much drier than usual.
Bad weather forecast prompts cancellation of KU’s Big Event
11:54 a.m., April 17, 2015 Updated 10:37 p.m.
The Kansas University Big Event, scheduled for Saturday, has been canceled because of a bad weather forecast, organizers announced Friday. The annual volunteer event will be canceled altogether — not rescheduled — because, well, it’s too big. By Sara Shepherd
Lawrence receives 0.6 inches of rain early Monday morning
10:27 a.m., April 13, 2015 Updated 10:21 p.m.
Over a half-inch of rain fell on Lawrence early Monday morning, according to measurements taken at Lawrence Municipal Airport. Overnight thunderstorms brought 0.6 inches of precipitation between midnight and 3 a.m.
Severe storms possible over much of Kansas
09:10 a.m., April 8, 2015 Updated 10:13 p.m.
State emergency management officials are monitoring a storm system that is expected to bring large hail, damaging winds and the possibility of tornadoes.
Recent rainfall leaves farmers wanting more; no crop damage reported from cold temps
06:46 p.m., April 6, 2015 Updated 10:04 p.m.
Despite several recent days of thunderstorms and rain, farmers in northeastern Kansas are wanting more precipitation, one weather expert said.
Rain greets Lawrence Thursday morning
April 2, 2015
Rain greeted Lawrence Thursday morning, but it will give way to sun later in the day.
Officials fear Kansas is complacent about tornado season
12:49 p.m., March 2, 2015 Updated 10:18 p.m.
Weather officials in Kansas are worried that the state’s lack of tornados last year will make citizens complacent going into tornado season this spring.
City snow removal and road treatment in high gear on Sunday
March 1, 2015
Twenty-four-hour operations for snow are still in effect in the city of Lawrence.
Lawrence could get 5 inches of snow this weekend, National Weather Service says
03:54 p.m., February 27, 2015 Updated 10:38 p.m.
Lawrence’s public works department is preparing for as much as 5 inches of snow this weekend. Mark Thiel, assistant public works director, said crews began their snow-preparation work on the roads as early as Thursday. Before any plowing is needed, the department spreads a special mixture on roadways to help the upcoming snow melt. By Conrad Swanson

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