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Severe weather risk and flash flood potential continue on Sunday

Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected across much of the central and southern Plains on Sunday. The Storm Prediction Center has an area of Slight Risk highlighted in Texas for the area with the greatest risk of severe weather; tornadoes, hail and damaging winds are all possible. Flash flooding is also forecast from central Iowa into southern Texas where the heaviest rainfall is expected.
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Current conditions at

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

Lat: 38.96°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 1004ft.

Overcast

18°C

64°F

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 17 km/h
Barometer 29.89 in (1011.6 mb)
Dewpoint 17°C (62°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 24 May 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Independence MO

  • Today

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 22 °C

  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 16 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 27 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 25 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 22. South wind 14 to 18 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 16. South southwest wind 13 to 18 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. South wind 13 to 18 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind 11 to 21 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. South southwest wind 10 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Independence MO
 39.08°N 94.34°W (Elev. 274 m)
5:45 am CDT May 24, 2015
7am CDT May 24, 2015-6pm CDT May 30, 2015
 
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