Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

Fog/Mist

34°F

1°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1021.4 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 16 Jan 1:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Kansas City MO

Winter Weather Advisory January 16, 06:00pm until January 17, 09:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of freezing drizzle before 4pm, then a slight chance of drizzle between 4pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of freezing drizzle after 5pm.  Patchy fog after 5pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 33. East northeast wind around 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Drizzle/Freezing
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 33 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow, freezing rain, and sleet before 2am, then drizzle likely between 2am and 5am, then a slight chance of freezing drizzle and sleet after 5am.  Patchy fog before 4am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 31. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 35 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain and snow between noon and 1pm, then a chance of rain after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain before 10pm, then rain and snow between 10pm and midnight, then snow after midnight.  Low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of freezing drizzle before 4pm, then a slight chance of drizzle between 4pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of freezing drizzle after 5pm. Patchy fog after 5pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 33. East northeast wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
A chance of snow, freezing rain, and sleet before 2am, then drizzle likely between 2am and 5am, then a slight chance of freezing drizzle and sleet after 5am. Patchy fog before 4am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 31. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow between noon and 1pm, then a chance of rain after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Rain before 10pm, then rain and snow between 10pm and midnight, then snow after midnight. Low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Snow likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
Monday Night
A chance of snow and freezing rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Kansas City MO
 39.11°N 94.57°W (Elev. 899 ft)
1:41 pm CST Jan 16, 2019
2pm CST Jan 16, 2019-6pm CST Jan 22, 2019
 
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