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Severe weather possible for parts of central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms for parts of the central and southern Plains Friday afternoon and evening, mainly across eastern New Mexico and West Texas, as well as northeastern Colorado. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

Overcast

19°C

66°F

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed S 13 km/h
Barometer 30.22 in (1023.2 mb)
Dewpoint 8°C (46°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 22 May 4:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kansas City MO

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 13 °C

  • Saturday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 21 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 17 °C

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 23 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 17 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 26 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 26 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 13. Southeast wind 10 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 21. East southeast wind 14 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 17. South southeast wind 13 to 18 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 23. South southeast wind 10 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind 13 to 18 km/h increasing to 21 to 26 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Kansas City MO
 39.08°N 94.57°W (Elev. 303 m)
4:45 pm CDT May 22, 2015
6pm CDT May 22, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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