Fire Weather Threats Remain High Across the West; Heavy Rain Potential for the Mid To Lower Mississippi Valley

Fire threats remain high across parts of the West with elevated outlooks and Red Flag Warnings. Also, The threat for dry thunderstorms will be widespread from the Great Basin to the Interior Northwest. Meanwhile, the tail end of a low pressure system over the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy rainfall and flash flooding concerns, especially in eastern Oklahoma and northwestern Arkansas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

A Few Clouds

85°F

29°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.87 in (1010.6 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 15 Aug 12:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kansas City MO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Light west northwest wind.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind around 6 mph becoming northeast in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Light west northwest wind.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind around 6 mph becoming northeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
A chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Kansas City MO
 39.08°N 94.57°W (Elev. 994 ft)
10:55 am CDT Aug 15, 2018
1pm CDT Aug 15, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 21, 2018
 
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