Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Parts of the Eastern and Central U.S. Today; Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible Too

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the eastern United States, from new England to the Mid-Atlantic, today. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over portions of the Central Plains, mainly Kansas and eastern Colorado. Heavy rain associated with some of the storms in the Plains may cause flash flooding.
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Current conditions at

Olathe, Johnson County Executive Airport (KOJC)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 94.74°WElev: 1096ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1018.6 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 1 Jul 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Overland Park KS

Flash Flood Watch July 1, 07:00pm until July 4, 04:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 72. East wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 65. East wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a high near 75. South southeast wind 7 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 72. East wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 65. East wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 75. South southeast wind 7 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 63. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Independence Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 94.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 77.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 94.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Overland Park KS
 38.91°N 94.69°W (Elev. 1033 ft)
3:25 pm CDT Jul 1, 2016
3pm CDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 8, 2016
 
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