National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Oppressive heat and humidity building into the central and southeast U.S.

A heat wave is building into parts of the central and southeast U.S. this week. The combination of heat and humidity will lead to dangerous heat indices, especially in parts of the central Mississippi River Valley where an Excessive Heat Warning is in effect. Heat Advisories are in effect elsewhere across the region. Relief is not expected for several days.
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Independence MO

7 Day Forecast

Overnight

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 25 °C

Thursday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 35 °C

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 25 °C

Friday

Hot

Hot

High: 36 °C

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 24 °C

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 35 °C

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 23 °C

Sunday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 34 °C

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 22 °C

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Mostly clear, with a low around 25. South southwest wind around 16 km/h.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near 35. Heat index values as high as 39. South southwest wind 14 to 19 km/h increasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South southwest wind 14 to 21 km/h.
  • Friday Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Heat index values as high as 39. South southwest wind 11 to 21 km/h.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 13 to 16 km/h.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 34.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
  • Monday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tuesday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
  • Wednesday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.