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Afternoon and Evening Showers and Thunderstorms Continue Across Much of the Southwest

An active monsoon weather pattern will continue through Saturday across much of the southwestern U.S. Scattered afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms will bring locally excessive rainfall. Flash Flood Watches remain in effect for parts of the region. Some normally dry washes may have rapidly flowing water. Remember when encountering flooded roads: Turn around, don't drown!
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City International Airport (KMCI)

Lat: 39.3°NLon: 94.73°WElev: 1024ft.

Partly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Aug 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kansas City International Airport MO

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 98. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 92. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 98. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 92. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Kansas City International Airport MO
 39.3°N 94.74°W (Elev. 984 ft)
7:55 am CDT Aug 1, 2015
8am CDT Aug 1, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 7, 2015
 
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