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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

INDEPENDENCE (KIDP)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 95.78°WElev: 825ft.

Fog/Mist

73°F

23°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.87 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 26 May 5:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles WNW Independence KS

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South southwest wind 9 to 13 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 8 to 13 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South southwest wind 9 to 13 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles WNW Independence KS
 37.26°N 95.78°W
5:24 am CDT May 26, 2016
6am CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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