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Heavy snow expected over the Inter-mountain West; Lake Effect Snow will finally diminish on Saturday

A series of storm systems will continue bring heavy snowfall to much of the Inter-mountain West through the weekend. Snow will also spread onto the northern Plains, with travel difficulties possible. Heavy lake-effect snow will finally begin to diminish on Saturday in the Great Lakes where significant travel hazards have been observed. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 38.96°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 1004ft.

Overcast

-3°C

26°F

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed E 9 km/h
Barometer 1034.2 mb (30.50 in)
Dewpoint -11°C (13°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-7°C (19°F)
Last update 9 Dec 11:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Independence MO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around -4. Calm wind.

    Cloudy

    Low: -4 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2. South southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 2 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. South wind 13 to 16 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of drizzle.  Cloudy, with a high near 7. South wind 11 to 14 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Drizzle

    High: 7 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -4. Northwest wind 10 to 16 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -4 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 5.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 5 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -6 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: -1 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: -11 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around -4. Calm wind.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2. South southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. South wind 13 to 16 km/h.
Sunday
A chance of drizzle. Cloudy, with a high near 7. South wind 11 to 14 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -4. Northwest wind 10 to 16 km/h.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 5.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near -5. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -12.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -4.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3.
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Point Forecast:
Independence MO
 39.08°N 94.34°W (Elev. 274 m)
12:10 am CST Dec 10, 2016
12am CST Dec 10, 2016-6pm CST Dec 15, 2016
 
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