Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Current conditions at

Kirksville, Kirksville Regional Airport (KIRK)

Lat: 40.1°NLon: 92.54°WElev: 965ft.

Thunderstorm Light Rain Fog/Mist

70°F

21°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 10:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Kirksville MO

Severe T-storm Watch until August 20, 03:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Severe T-storm Watch until August 20, 03:00pm

    NOW until
    3:00pm Tue

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 96. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light northeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 96. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Kirksville MO
 40.17°N 92.61°W (Elev. 942 ft)
11:10 am CDT Aug 20, 2019
11am CDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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