Severe Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain, And Flash Flooding Likely Over The Central U.S.

Strong to severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, and a few tornadoes will be likely this afternoon into tonight over portions of the Plains to the Midwest. Heavy rainfall will lead to flash flooding, some locally significant from Kansas to Missouri. Across the eastern U.S., much above normal temperatures can be expected. Read More >

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity Light Rain

75°F

24°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.5 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Sep 2:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SE Kansas City MO

Flash Flood Watch September 21, 07:00pm until September 22, 07:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 69. South wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm.  High near 76. South wind 7 to 11 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  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: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 69. South wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm. High near 76. South wind 7 to 11 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SE Kansas City MO
 39.06°N 94.52°W (Elev. 741 ft)
2:56 pm CDT Sep 21, 2019
3pm CDT Sep 21, 2019-6pm CDT Sep 28, 2019
 
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