Notice of NWS' New Version of Forecast
A new version of Forecast is coming soon!
Click here to visit the new site for details.

Severe Thunderstorms For The Upper Midwest; Monsoon Continues In The Southwest

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible today in portions of the upper Midwest into the Great Lakes region. Heavy rain, large hail, and damaging winds will all be possible, but a tornado cannot be ruled out either. The monsoonal flash flood threat remains until midweek in the Desert Southwest and Southern Rockies. Hot temperatures return to the middle of the country today. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 38.96°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 1004ft.

Fair

91°F

33°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index100°F (38°C)
Last update 25 Jul 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Independence MO

Heat Advisory until July 26, 08:00pm
Click here for hazard details and duration
Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 26, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Wed

    Heat Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 106. South wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. North wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South southeast wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 106. South wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. North wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Independence MO
 39.08°N 94.34°W (Elev. 899 ft)
6:39 pm CDT Jul 25, 2017
7pm CDT Jul 25, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 1, 2017
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database