Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 14 Aug 9:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kansas City MO

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 89. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am.  Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 89. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Kansas City MO
 39.08°N 94.57°W (Elev. 994 ft)
9:26 am CDT Aug 14, 2020
10am CDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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