Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lee's Summit, Lee's Summit Municipal Airport (KLXT)

Lat: 38.96°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 1004ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.07 in (1017.3 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Bates City MO

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 84. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 67. East southeast wind around 8 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  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

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the evening.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 84. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 67. East southeast wind around 8 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Bates City MO
 38.97°N 94°W (Elev. 797 ft)
7:11 am CDT Aug 18, 2018
7am CDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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