Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City International Airport (KMCI)

Lat: 39.3°NLon: 94.73°WElev: 1024ft.

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed S 20 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.69 in (1005.2 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Mar 4:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Lawson MO

Red Flag Warning March 3, 09:00am until March 3, 06:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Clear then
    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Partly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain between 7am and 4pm, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 13 to 18 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance Rain

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Monday
A chance of rain between 7am and 4pm, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 13 to 18 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Rain likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Lawson MO
 39.44°N 94.2°W (Elev. 1060 ft)
3:41 pm CST Mar 2, 2024
5pm CST Mar 2, 2024-6pm CST Mar 9, 2024
 
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