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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City International Airport (KMCI)

Lat: 39.3°NLon: 94.73°WElev: 1024ft.

Overcast

50°F

10°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed SE 14 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.5 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 23 Mar 2:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kansas City International Airport MO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Areas of drizzle with a chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 47. South southeast wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Areas of drizzle with a chance of rain before 7am, then a chance of showers between 7am and 1pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 13 to 21 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 Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South southeast wind 5 to 13 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Areas of drizzle with a chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 47. South southeast wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
Areas of drizzle with a chance of rain before 7am, then a chance of showers between 7am and 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 13 to 21 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.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South southeast wind 5 to 13 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
Kansas City International Airport MO
 39.3°N 94.74°W (Elev. 984 ft)
3:10 am CDT Mar 23, 2017
3am CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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