Severe Thunderstorms and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.; A Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

Multiple rounds of widespread heavy rain, localized flash flooding, and severe thunderstorms are possible from the central Plains into the Great Lakes today, Friday and Saturday. A dangerous heatwave with record breaking and triple digit temperatures is expected this weekend into next week over the Northwest U.S. Excessive Heat Watches and Warnings have been issued. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lee's Summit, Lee's Summit Municipal Airport (KLXT)

Lat: 38.96°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 1004ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SE 13 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1010.9 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 24 Jun 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Buckner MO

Flash Flood Watch June 24, 04:00pm until June 26, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 98. South wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7pm. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. South southwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe.  Low around 73. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 85. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 98. South wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7pm. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. South southwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 73. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 85. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Buckner MO
 39.13°N 94.2°W (Elev. 794 ft)
11:55 am CDT Jun 24, 2021
1pm CDT Jun 24, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 30, 2021
 
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