Western Heat Wave Continues; Watching the Gulf of Mexico

A dangerous heat wave will continue to bring record temperatures to much of the West through this week. A tropical disturbance in the southwest Gulf of Mexico will likely form into a tropical depression late this week over the central or northwestern Gulf of Mexico. Heavy rain could begin to impact portions of the northern Gulf Coast on Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

Fair

89°F

32°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 16 Jun 1:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kansas City MO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 98. South southeast wind around 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 74. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 100 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 79. South southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 79 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 100 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 98. South southeast wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 74. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 79. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Kansas City MO
 39.11°N 94.57°W (Elev. 899 ft)
11:55 am CDT Jun 16, 2021
2pm CDT Jun 16, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 22, 2021
 
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