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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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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.

Light Rain

21°C

69°F

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SW 7 km/h
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 19°C (66°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 29 May 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Independence MO

  • Late
    Afternoon

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 22 °C

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 21 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 12 °C

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 20 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 12 °C

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

Detailed Forecast

Late Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 22. South southwest wind around 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 16. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 8 km/h in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Northwest wind 13 to 18 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. North northeast wind 16 to 21 km/h.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Northeast wind around 14 km/h.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Independence MO
 39.08°N 94.34°W (Elev. 274 m)
11:31 am CDT May 29, 2015
4pm CDT May 29, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 5, 2015
 
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