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Flash flood threat forecast from southwestern Texas to the Appalachians on Wednesday

Heavy rainfall will be possible along a frontal boundary that will extend from Maine to far southwestern Texas on Wednesday. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches will be possible with some locations seeing 5 to 6 inches especially across the southern Plains. Flash flooding will be possible mainly from southwestern Texas to the central Appalachians. Remember: Turn Around, Don't Drown.
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Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.4 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Jul 10:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kansas City MO

Flash Flood Watch until Wednesday 07:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until Wednesday 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Wed

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. Northeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  High near 68. East northeast wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Isolated thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. High near 68. East northeast wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Isolated thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Kansas City MO
 39.08°N 94.57°W (Elev. 994 ft)
9:40 pm CDT Jul 7, 2015
11pm CDT Jul 7, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 14, 2015
 
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