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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in Upper Midwest

A slow moving frontal boundary from the central Pains to the Upper Midwest will bring a potential for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain. Rain amounts of 1-3 inches, with locally heavier amounts can be expected. The threat of severe weather moves into the Ohio Valley and Northeast on Tuesday. Monsoon moisture continues to bring the threat of flash flooding to the Southwest and southern Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City International Airport (KMCI)

Lat: 39.3° N Lon: 94.73° W Elev: 1024 ft.

Mostly Cloudy



Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 14 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 21 Aug 9:53 am CDT
Detailed forecast for

Platte County

Rest Of Today
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of showers...thunderstorms early in the evening, then showers...thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight. Lows around 70. South winds around 10 mph shifting to the west after midnight. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Cloudy with showers...thunderstorms early in the morning, then partly sunny with chance of showers...thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Northwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Tuesday Night
Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. North winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light and variable.
Sunny. Highs around 80. Light and variable winds.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.
Mostly sunny. Highs around 80.
Thursday Night Through Sunday
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.

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852 AM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

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