Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

Partly Cloudy

50°F

10°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 29 Apr 7:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kansas City KS

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. East northeast wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 57. East wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. East southeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northwest wind around 8 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. North northeast wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. East northeast wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 57. East wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. East southeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northwest wind around 8 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. North northeast wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Kansas City KS
 39.11°N 94.63°W (Elev. 892 ft)
4:26 am CDT Apr 29, 2016
8am CDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm CDT May 5, 2016
 
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