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Heavy Snow & Ice Across Portions of the Plains and Midwest; Unsettled in the Pacific Northwest

Heavy snow and freezing rain will impact portions of the Plains, upper Midwest, and Great Lakes into Monday. Significant snow accumulations and gusty winds are likely in some areas. Farther to the south, rain and a few thunderstorms are expected over the Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio Valleys. Heavy rain & mountain snowfall will also continue from northern California into the Pacific Northwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 38.96°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 1004ft.

A Few Clouds

66°F

19°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed SW 15 mph
Barometer 29.69 in (1005.1 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Jan 3:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Independence MO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60. South southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of rain between 2am and 3am.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 40. South wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 37 by 5pm. South wind 8 to 17 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog then Rain
    Likely

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 11pm, then a chance of snow between 11pm and midnight.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 27. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 41. West northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 46.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 55.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. South southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A chance of rain and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of rain between 2am and 3am. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 40. South wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Rain likely, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 37 by 5pm. South wind 8 to 17 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 11pm, then a chance of snow between 11pm and midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 27. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 41. West northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Friday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Independence MO
 39.08°N 94.34°W (Elev. 899 ft)
3:25 pm CST Jan 21, 2018
4pm CST Jan 21, 2018-6pm CST Jan 28, 2018
 
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