Massive Heat Wave; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain

A massive heat wave is consuming much of the Midwest into the Southern tier of the U.S. with hazy, hot and humid conditions. These dangerous conditions will likely persist through Thursday as widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect. North and east of the heat and area of high pressure, thunderstorms with damaging and severe winds, large hail and heavy rain are likely. Read More >

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1011.1 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 6 Jul 5:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kansas City MO

Excessive Heat Warning until July 7, 11:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  •  
    Excessive Heat Warning until July 7, 11:00pm

    NOW until
    11:00pm Thu

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and noon.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 105. South southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 97 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 104. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind 5 to 7 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: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and noon. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 105. South southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 104. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 95.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Kansas City MO
 39.11°N 94.57°W (Elev. 899 ft)
5:55 am CDT Jul 6, 2022
6am CDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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