Severe Storms and Flash Flood Threat in the Lower Mississippi River Valley

Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected from parts of central/east Texas into the lower Mississippi Valley and Mid-South. Large hail, damaging wind gusts, and a couple of tornadoes all appear possible. Heavy rain from storms will also result in a threat of flash flooding. Critical fire weather conditions will exist in Northern California and New Mexico. Read More >

Current conditions at

INDEPENDENCE (KIDP)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 95.78°WElev: 825ft.

Overcast

56°F

13°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed N 15 mph
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 9 May 3:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ESE Longton KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of rain after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North northeast wind 11 to 16 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 46 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 60. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light east northeast.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. East wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. East northeast wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of rain after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North northeast wind 11 to 16 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of rain before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light east northeast.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. East wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. East northeast wind 8 to 11 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of rain before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ESE Longton KS
 37.35°N 96.01°W
3:22 pm CDT May 9, 2021
3pm CDT May 9, 2021-6pm CDT May 16, 2021
 
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