Storms in the Plains; Heat Wave to Begin in the Northern Tier

A slow moving weather system will bring potential for scattered strong to severe storms with damaging wind and hail with areas of locally heavy rain in the South and Central Plains through Monday. A heat wave is expected to begin across the Northern Plains, Upper Midwest, and northern Great Basin with temperatures reaching over 20 degrees above normal in some areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

INDEPENDENCE (KIDP)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 95.78°WElev: 825ft.

Overcast

18°C

65°F

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SE 13 km/h
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 16°C (61°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 15 May 10:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Independence KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind around 11 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 22. South wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 22 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 16. South wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 23. South southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 23 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 16 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 24. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 24 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 24. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms

    High: 24 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind around 11 km/h.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 22. South wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 16. South wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 23. South southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 24. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 24. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
Independence KS
 37.24°N 95.7°W
8:49 pm CDT May 15, 2021
11pm CDT May 15, 2021-6pm CDT May 22, 2021
 
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