An Enduring Heat Wave Begins for Texas and Southern Plains

Starting today, a blazing Heat Wave will consume much of the Southern Plains and Lower MS Valley through early next week, especially for TX. Numerous Excessive Heat Warnings, Watches and Advisories are in effect for the mid-section of TX and OK and these hazards will only become more widespread. Expect record Highs temps and very dangerous Heat Indices, both surging well north of triple digits. Read More >

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

A Few Clouds

86°F

30°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1011.8 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 18 Jul 5:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kansas City MO

Heat Advisory July 19, 12:00pm until July 19, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. East southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  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

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 102. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. West wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 97. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. North wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 91.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. East southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 102. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 97. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west in the morning.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 91.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Kansas City MO
 39.08°N 94.57°W (Elev. 994 ft)
6:10 pm CDT Jul 18, 2018
6pm CDT Jul 18, 2018-6pm CDT Jul 25, 2018
 
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