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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in Upper Midwest

A slow moving frontal boundary from the central Pains to the Upper Midwest will bring a potential for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain. Rain amounts of 1-3 inches, with locally heavier amounts can be expected. The threat of severe weather moves into the Ohio Valley and Northeast on Tuesday. Monsoon moisture continues to bring the threat of flash flooding to the Southwest and southern Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lee's Summit, Lee's Summit Municipal Airport (KLXT)

Lat: 38.96°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 1004ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Independence MO

Flash Flood Watch August 21, 10:00pm until August 22, 10:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 101. South southwest wind 6 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm.  Low around 70. South wind 8 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 101. South southwest wind 6 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm. Low around 70. South wind 8 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Independence MO
 39.08°N 94.34°W (Elev. 899 ft)
3:39 am CDT Aug 21, 2017
5am CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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