Severe Storms Expected Across Upper Midwest

Strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail, and heavy rain are expected across the Upper Mississippi Valley, which includes the Twin Cities metro area. Meanwhile, heavy rain and thunderstorms may produce flooding across the Mid Mississippi Valley and in the St. Louis metro region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

Partly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 16 G 33 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.6 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 9 Aug 11:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kansas City KS

Heat Advisory August 9, 01:00pm until August 9, 08:00pm
Click here for hazard details and duration
Heat Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers before 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. South wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 99. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Light east southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers before 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. South wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 99. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Light east southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Kansas City KS
 39.11°N 94.63°W (Elev. 892 ft)
11:40 am CDT Aug 9, 2020
12pm CDT Aug 9, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 15, 2020
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database