Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Southern Plains

A slow moving storm system is expected to produce a multi-day heavy rainfall and flash flooding event across much of the Central to Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley regions. Severe weather may produce large hail and high winds, but also a threat of tornadoes, across Texas and spreading on Wednesday into the Lower Mississippi, Tennessee and Ohio Valleys. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

Overcast

63°F

17°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.1 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 9:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kansas City MO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 62. East wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 57. East wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. East southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 62. East wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 57. East wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. East southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Kansas City MO
 39.11°N 94.57°W (Elev. 899 ft)
6:09 pm CDT May 23, 2022
10pm CDT May 23, 2022-6pm CDT May 30, 2022
 
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