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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 38.96°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 1004ft.

Light Rain and Windy

48°F

9°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed E 30 G 41 mph
Barometer 29.72 in (1006.5 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 29 Apr 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington MO

Flash Flood Watch until April 30, 07:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until April 30, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sun

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers.  Patchy fog. High near 52. Northeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between midnight and 3am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am.  Patchy fog. Low around 47. Northeast wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Patchy fog before 1pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. East southeast wind 11 to 18 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. South southwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. West wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers. Patchy fog. High near 52. Northeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between midnight and 3am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Patchy fog. Low around 47. Northeast wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. East southeast wind 11 to 18 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. South southwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. West wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington MO
 39.19°N 93.89°W (Elev. 699 ft)
2:55 pm CDT Apr 29, 2017
4pm CDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm CDT May 6, 2017
 
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