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Wintry, Windy, and Cold in the West and North; Warming in the East

A deepening trough along the west will bring much below normal temperatures, and the potential for snow to sea-level in the Pacific Northwest, and low elevation snows throughout California, including into the Grapevine. Travel will be hazardous across the west due to snow and strong winds. These winds will also increase fire weather threats in the central and southern Plains. Warming in the east. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 38.96°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 1004ft.

Breezy

10°C

50°F

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed S 33 G 56 km/h
Barometer 1015.4 mb (29.97 in)
Dewpoint -1°C (30°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill6°C (43°F)
Last update 18 Feb 11:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Independence MO

Wind Advisory until February 18, 06:00pm
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Wind Advisory
  •  
    Wind Advisory until February 18, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Sun

    Wind Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. Breezy, with a south wind 32 to 39 km/h, with gusts as high as 75 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 16 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of drizzle between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 11. South wind 23 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 47 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Drizzle then
    Chance Rain

    Low: 11 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of rain and thunderstorms, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 19. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 19 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 4. West wind 9 to 14 km/h becoming light north northwest.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Rain

    Low: 4 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 7. Northwest wind 14 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Rain

    High: 7 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain, freezing drizzle, and sleet likely before 9pm, then a slight chance of snow between 9pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: -8 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 0.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 0 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -6 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. Breezy, with a south wind 32 to 39 km/h, with gusts as high as 75 km/h.
Tonight
A slight chance of drizzle between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 11. South wind 23 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 47 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of rain and thunderstorms, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 19. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Monday Night
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 4. West wind 9 to 14 km/h becoming light north northwest. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 7. Northwest wind 14 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tuesday Night
Rain, freezing drizzle, and sleet likely before 9pm, then a slight chance of snow between 9pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 0.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 6.
Thursday Night
Snow showers likely after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Independence MO
 39.08°N 94.34°W (Elev. 274 m)
10:43 am CST Feb 18, 2018
12pm CST Feb 18, 2018-6pm CST Feb 24, 2018
 
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