Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

77°F

25°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed SE 15 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.74 in (1006.4 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 26 May 3:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE North Kansas City MO

Flash Flood Watch until May 27, 01:00pm
Tornado Watch until May 26, 10:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
Tornado Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 27, 01:00pm
    Tornado Watch until May 26, 10:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South southeast wind around 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am.  Low around 67. South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 8 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South southeast wind around 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am. Low around 67. South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE North Kansas City MO
 39.15°N 94.57°W (Elev. 738 ft)
3:56 pm CDT May 26, 2016
4pm CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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