Significant Outbreak Of Severe Thunderstorms, Violent Tornadoes, And Heavy Rain In The Plains Today

A potent spring storm system is expected to produce an outbreak of severe weather in parts of the Plains today. Very large hail, damaging winds, flash flooding, and large/violent tornadoes are possible. The area most likely to experience significant tornadoes stretches from the Texas Hill Country through central Oklahoma. Residents should review severe weather safety and heed any warnings. Read More >

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

A Few Clouds

59°F

15°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed NE 10 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 May 12:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Liberty MO

Flash Flood Watch May 20, 07:00pm until May 21, 07:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. East northeast wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm.  Low around 56. Breezy, with an east wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 69. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 21 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Breezy.
    T-storms
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 82. South southwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. East northeast wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm. Low around 56. Breezy, with an east wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 69. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 21 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 82. South southwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Liberty MO
 39.24°N 94.43°W (Elev. 886 ft)
11:55 am CDT May 20, 2019
1pm CDT May 20, 2019-6pm CDT May 26, 2019
 
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