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Severe weather threat shifts east into Mississippi Valley on Wednesday

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center expects an enhanced risk of severe weather on Wednesday. The area of greatest concern is from central Missouri through Arkansas into eastern Texas and Louisiana. In this area, damaging winds, very large hail and isolated tornadoes are all possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 38.96°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 1004ft.

Overcast

14°C

58°F

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed E 17 km/h
Barometer 1006.0 mb (29.71 in)
Dewpoint 13°C (55°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 29 Mar 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Independence MO

Tornado Watch until March 29, 11:00pm
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Tornado Watch
  •  
    Tornado Watch until March 29, 11:00pm

    NOW until
    11:00pm Wed

    Tornado Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 16. East wind 18 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 16 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Low around 10. East northeast wind 8 to 18 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 10 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers likely.  High near 13. North northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north 13 to 18 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Showers

    High: 13 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 4. North northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 4 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 13. North wind around 11 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 13 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 16 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers, mainly after 1am.  Low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 9 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 16. East wind 18 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Low around 10. East northeast wind 8 to 18 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers likely. High near 13. North northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north 13 to 18 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 4. North northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 13. North wind around 11 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.
Saturday Night
Showers, mainly after 1am. Low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 19.
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Point Forecast:
Independence MO
 39.08°N 94.34°W (Elev. 274 m)
2:12 pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
3pm CDT Mar 29, 2017-6pm CDT Apr 5, 2017
 
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