Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West; Storms in the High Plains; Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic

Critical fire weather conditions persist across portions of the Northwest, Northern Rockies and Great Basin. Severe thunderstorms with large hail and a few strong gusts are possible across parts of the northern and central Plains. Heavy rainfall brings a flash flooding risk to the Mid-Atlantic. Heat builds in the Southwest into California this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 11 Aug 10:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SE Kansas City MO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 95. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 96. Southeast wind 3 to 7 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: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 3 to 6 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

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 95. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 96. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SE Kansas City MO
 39.06°N 94.52°W (Elev. 741 ft)
10:40 pm CDT Aug 11, 2020
11pm CDT Aug 11, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 18, 2020
 
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