Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Heavy rain has come to an end across the Northeast U.S. as Florence moves into the Atlantic, but major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks as Florence's rainfall makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1011.4 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 18 Sep 9:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kansas City KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 99. South southwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 95. South southwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 6 to 16 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 99. South southwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind 8 to 11 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 95. South southwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 6 to 16 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Kansas City KS
 39.11°N 94.63°W (Elev. 892 ft)
8:56 pm CDT Sep 18, 2018
10pm CDT Sep 18, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 25, 2018
 
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