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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition, heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Light Rain

61°F

16°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update on 18 Apr 9:52 am CDT

Current conditions at

Parsons, Tri-City Airport (KPPF)

Lat: 37.33°N Lon: 95.5°W Elev: 899ft.

For More Weather Information:

Wichita KS Local Forecast Office

4 Miles WNW Independence KS

7 Day Forecast

  • Today

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 72. South southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 69. West wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 42. Breezy, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 4 Miles WNW Independence KS
 37.26°N 95.78°W
Last Update: 7:47 am CDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 11am CDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2015
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