Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

Overcast

69°F

21°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SW 12 mph
Barometer 29.74 in (1006.3 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 6:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kansas City KS

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, mainly after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 70. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. North northwest wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, mainly after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 70. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. North northwest wind around 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 5 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Kansas City KS
 39.11°N 94.63°W (Elev. 892 ft)
6:10 am CDT Aug 20, 2018
7am CDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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