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Severe weather possible for parts of Midwest and central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains and Midwest, from central Kansas to west-central Illinois, as well as across parts of the southern Plains, from West Texas to southeastern New Mexico. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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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.

Light Rain

65°F

18°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 May 9:53 am CDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Occasional showers and thunderstorms. High near 73. South wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Kansas City International Airport MO
 39.3°N 94.74°W (Elev. 984 ft)
9:31 am CDT May 4, 2015
11am CDT May 4, 2015-6pm CDT May 10, 2015
 
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