Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

58°F

14°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.64 in (1003.3 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 5:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Raytown MO

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 69. East wind 7 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 10pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. West wind 6 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 64. North northeast wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 69. East wind 7 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 10pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. West wind 6 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64. North northeast wind around 7 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Raytown MO
 39.04°N 94.49°W (Elev. 889 ft)
6:25 am CDT Apr 30, 2016
6am CDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm CDT May 6, 2016
 
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