Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

Overcast

36°F

2°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1020.6 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill31°F (-1°C)
Last update 17 Jan 12:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles WNW Kansas City KS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Cloudy, with a high near 36. West northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 29. Calm wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight.

    Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely, mainly after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. East southeast wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Rain Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain before 7pm, then rain and snow between 7pm and 9pm, then snow after 9pm.  Low around 21. Blustery, with a north wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Snow and
    Blustery

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Blustery, with a north wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 23 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Cloudy, with a high near 36. West northwest wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around 29. Calm wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight.
Friday
Rain likely, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 36. East southeast wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Rain before 7pm, then rain and snow between 7pm and 9pm, then snow after 9pm. Low around 21. Blustery, with a north wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday
A chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Blustery, with a north wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
M.L.King Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Monday Night
A chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles WNW Kansas City KS
 39.13°N 94.72°W (Elev. 899 ft)
10:26 am CST Jan 17, 2019
1pm CST Jan 17, 2019-6pm CST Jan 23, 2019
 
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