Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

Mostly Cloudy

27°C

81°F

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed S 9 km/h
Barometer 1005.7 mb (29.72 in)
Dewpoint 18°C (65°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index28°C (83°F)
Last update 27 May 2:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kansas City MO

Flash Flood Watch until May 28, 07:00am
Flood Warning until May 27, 10:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
Flood Warning
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 28, 07:00am
    Flood Warning until May 27, 10:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. South wind 11 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 24 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Low around 16. South wind 11 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26. South wind 11 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. West southwest wind 8 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 28. West southwest wind 3 to 8 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 24. South wind 11 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Low around 16. South wind 11 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. South wind 11 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. West southwest wind 8 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 28. West southwest wind 3 to 8 km/h.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
Kansas City MO
 39.08°N 94.57°W (Elev. 303 m)
1:55 pm CDT May 27, 2016
3pm CDT May 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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