Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to bring summer heat and humidity to several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are forecast for the Northeast and northern Mid-Atlantic today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

Partly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 21 Aug 2:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kansas City MO

Flash Flood Watch August 21, 07:00pm until August 22, 10:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind around 6 mph.  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

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 69. East northeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 80. East northeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 69. East northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 80. East northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Kansas City MO
 39.11°N 94.57°W (Elev. 899 ft)
3:11 pm CDT Aug 21, 2019
3pm CDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 28, 2019
 
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