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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 38.96°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 1004ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 21 Aug 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Bates City MO

Flash Flood Watch August 21, 10:00pm until August 22, 10:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 100. South wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11pm.  Low around 71. South wind 8 to 16 mph becoming west northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 100. South wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11pm. Low around 71. South wind 8 to 16 mph becoming west northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Bates City MO
 38.97°N 94°W (Elev. 797 ft)
2:26 pm CDT Aug 21, 2017
3pm CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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