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Heavy rain and potential flooding in the Plains

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding are likely.
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Current conditions at

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

Lat: 38.96°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 1004ft.

Overcast

15°C

59°F

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed SE 11 km/h
Barometer 30.23 in (1023.6 mb)
Dewpoint 11°C (51°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 23 May 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lee's Summit MO

  • Today

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    High: 21 °C

  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 17 °C

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 23 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 17 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 26 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 25 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers, mainly after 3pm. High near 21. South southeast wind 11 to 18 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 17. South southeast wind 14 to 18 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 23. South southeast wind 16 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. South southwest wind 13 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. South wind 18 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Lee's Summit MO
 38.93°N 94.37°W (Elev. 304 m)
6:15 am CDT May 23, 2015
6am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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