Snow & Ice Across the Rockies & Plains; Zeta Forecast to Head Toward the Gulf Coast

Snow and ice will continue over the central and southern Rockies and eastward into the High Plains through Tuesday along with record cold temperatures. Farther west, critical to extreme fire weather conditions are expected in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, and California. Elsewhere, Zeta is forecast to be at or near hurricane strength as it approaches the northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

INDEPENDENCE (KIDP)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 95.78°WElev: 825ft.

Overcast

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 30.29 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill22°F (-6°C)
Last update 26 Oct 5:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Independence KS

Winter Weather Advisory until October 27, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until October 27, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Tue

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of freezing drizzle between 9pm and midnight, then freezing rain likely after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Drizzle then
    Freezing Rain
    Likely

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Freezing rain and sleet likely before noon, then rain or freezing rain likely between noon and 1pm, then rain likely after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. North northeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 of an inch possible.  Little or no sleet accumulation expected.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 8pm, then a slight chance of drizzle after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 33. North northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of drizzle before 2pm, then rain likely between 2pm and 5pm, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 48. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Drizzle then
    Rain Likely

    High: 48 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then rain after 8pm.  Low around 42. Northeast wind 5 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.

    Chance Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 56.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of freezing drizzle between 9pm and midnight, then freezing rain likely after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Freezing rain and sleet likely before noon, then rain or freezing rain likely between noon and 1pm, then rain likely after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 35. North northeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 of an inch possible. Little or no sleet accumulation expected.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 8pm, then a slight chance of drizzle after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 33. North northeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of drizzle before 2pm, then rain likely between 2pm and 5pm, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then rain after 8pm. Low around 42. Northeast wind 5 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Independence KS
 37.24°N 95.7°W
3:46 pm CDT Oct 26, 2020
6pm CDT Oct 26, 2020-6pm CST Nov 2, 2020
 
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