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Severe Weather and Flooding From Portions of the Plains to the Mid-Atlantic

A potent spring storm system with abundant moisture will bring a chance of significant severe weather and heavy rain today into tonight. Damaging winds, large hail, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible across the Tennessee Valley, middle Ohio Valley, and portions of the Mid-Atlantic. Heavy rain and flooding are possible from the Ozarks to the Tennessee Valley. 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.

Partly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.2 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Independence MO

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. North wind 6 to 9 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. North northwest wind 5 to 10 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

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. West northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. North wind 6 to 9 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. West northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Independence MO
 39.08°N 94.34°W (Elev. 899 ft)
8:55 am CDT May 27, 2017
9am CDT May 27, 2017-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2017
 
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