Severe thunderstorms possible today in the southern mid-Atlantic; also in the northern Plains tonight

Scattered strong-to-severe thunderstorms capable of large hail and damaging winds are expected across parts of the mid-Atlantic and Carolinas today, with more isolated activity extending westward across the Ozarks. Scattered-to-isolated severe storms are also expected across the northern Plains this evening and overnight with large hail and locally damaging winds.
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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.

A Few Clouds

31°C

88°F

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed S 20 km/h
Barometer 1014.7 mb (30.00 in)
Dewpoint 22°C (72°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index35°C (95°F)
Last update 24 Jun 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Independence MO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Heat index values as high as 36. South wind around 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South southeast wind 8 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 37. South wind 13 to 18 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 10 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 24 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. West wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming north northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 33.

    Sunny

    High: 33 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Heat index values as high as 36. South wind around 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South southeast wind 8 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 37. South wind 13 to 18 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 10 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. West wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 33.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Independence MO
 39.08°N 94.34°W (Elev. 274 m)
2:41 pm CDT Jun 24, 2016
4pm CDT Jun 24, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 1, 2016
 
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