Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 38.96°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 1004ft.

Overcast

14°C

57°F

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed NW 24 km/h
Barometer 1016.8 mb (30.03 in)
Dewpoint 8°C (46°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 1 May 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Independence MO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 16. Northwest wind around 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 16 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. North northwest wind 8 to 16 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, mainly after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 16. North wind 8 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 16 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. North wind 5 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 10.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 10 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 21.

    Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 7.

    Clear

    Low: 7 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 21.

    Sunny

    High: 21 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 16. Northwest wind around 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. North northwest wind 8 to 16 km/h.
Monday
A chance of showers, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 16. North wind 8 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. North wind 5 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 10.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 21.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 7.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 21.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 11.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 23.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
Independence MO
 39.08°N 94.34°W (Elev. 274 m)
2:55 pm CDT May 1, 2016
4pm CDT May 1, 2016-6pm CDT May 8, 2016
 
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