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Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City International Airport (KMCI)

Lat: 39.3°NLon: 94.73°WElev: 1024ft.

Partly Cloudy and Windy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 24%
Wind Speed SW 30 G 52 mph
Barometer 29.44 in (995.9 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 16 Apr 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Leavenworth KS

Wind Advisory until April 16, 07:00pm
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Wind Advisory
  •  
    Wind Advisory until April 16, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Tue

    Wind Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm.  Sunny, with a high near 78. Windy, with a south southwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Windy

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers between 7pm and 9pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. North wind 5 to 13 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers after 4pm.  High near 61. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 61 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 78. Windy, with a south southwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers between 7pm and 9pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. North wind 5 to 13 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers after 4pm. High near 61. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Leavenworth KS
 39.3°N 94.91°W (Elev. 886 ft)
2:13 pm CDT Apr 16, 2024
2pm CDT Apr 16, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 22, 2024
 
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