Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 24%
Wind Speed SW 13 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1022.5 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Mar 3:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Kansas City MO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 10 to 13 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 52. South southwest wind 11 to 16 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers before midnight, then a chance of rain after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 10 to 13 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 52. South southwest wind 11 to 16 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers before midnight, then a chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
Kansas City MO
 39.11°N 94.57°W (Elev. 899 ft)
3:42 pm CST Mar 8, 2021
4pm CST Mar 8, 2021-6pm CDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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