Western Heat Wave Continues; Severe Weather in the Midwest; Tropical Disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico

The persistent and extreme heat wave being felt across the western U.S. is set to continue and even expand into the Central U.S. Severe weather and flash flooding are possible over the Midwest. A tropical depression will likely form over the western Gulf of Mexico in the next two days. Heavy rain could begin to impact portions of the northern Gulf Coast Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

INDEPENDENCE (KIDP)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 95.78°WElev: 825ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 16 Jun 8:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Independence KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 96. South wind 5 to 13 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 94.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 96. South wind 5 to 13 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind 6 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 94.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Independence KS
 37.24°N 95.7°W
6:36 pm CDT Jun 16, 2021
8pm CDT Jun 16, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 23, 2021
 
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