Severe Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain, And Flash Flooding Likely Over The Central U.S.

Strong to severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, and a few tornadoes will be likely this afternoon into tonight over portions of the Plains to the Midwest. Heavy rainfall will lead to flash flooding, some locally significant from Kansas to Missouri. Across the eastern U.S., much above normal temperatures can be expected. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lee's Summit, Lee's Summit Municipal Airport (KLXT)

Lat: 38.96°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 1004ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

76°F

24°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed S 14 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 21 Sep 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Richmond MO

Flash Flood Watch September 21, 07:00pm until September 22, 07:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 1am, then showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 69. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 73. South wind 7 to 11 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 1am, then showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 69. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 73. South wind 7 to 11 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Richmond MO
 39.28°N 93.97°W (Elev. 846 ft)
12:13 pm CDT Sep 21, 2019
1pm CDT Sep 21, 2019-6pm CDT Sep 27, 2019
 
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