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Very heavy rainfall and flooding possible in central and southern U.S. on Tuesday and Wednesday

A slow-moving front will bring multiple waves of heavy rain across a swath of the central and southern U.S., from Texas up to Michigan on Tuesday and into Wednesday. Parts of the ArkLaTex region could see 5 to 7 inches of rain on Wednesday. Freezing rain will also be possible in the Upper Midwest over next couple days, with snow in the Northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes on Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 38.96°NLon: 94.37°WElev: 1004ft.

Freezing Rain Fog/Mist

-1°C

30°F

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed N 17 km/h
Barometer 1014.3 mb (29.92 in)
Dewpoint -1°C (30°F)
Visibility 6 km
Wind Chill-6°C (21°F)
Last update 20 Feb 8:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Independence MO

Ice Storm Warning until February 20, 06:00pm
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Ice Storm Warning
  •  
    Ice Storm Warning until February 20, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Tue

    Ice Storm Warning

  • Today

    Today: Freezing rain before 5pm, then a slight chance of sleet. Some thunder is also possible.  Patchy fog between 3pm and 4pm. High near 0. North northwest wind 16 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime ice accumulation of 0.6 to 0.8 of a centimeter possible.  Little or no sleet accumulation expected.

    Freezing Rain
    then Wintry
    Mix Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 0 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. North northwest wind 16 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 1. North northeast wind 16 to 18 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 1 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Snow showers and sleet likely before 3am, then freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet.  Cloudy, with a low around -3. East northeast wind around 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of a centimeter possible.  New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Wintry
    Mix Likely

    Low: -3 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of freezing rain before noon, then a chance of rain showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 4. East wind 8 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Freezing Rain
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 4 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain showers likely before 5am, then a chance of freezing rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 0. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    Low: 0 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 9.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 9 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain showers before 4am, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 2 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Freezing rain before 5pm, then a slight chance of sleet. Some thunder is also possible. Patchy fog between 3pm and 4pm. High near 0. North northwest wind 16 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime ice accumulation of 0.6 to 0.8 of a centimeter possible. Little or no sleet accumulation expected.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. North northwest wind 16 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 1. North northeast wind 16 to 18 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Snow showers and sleet likely before 3am, then freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet. Cloudy, with a low around -3. East northeast wind around 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of a centimeter possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Thursday
A chance of freezing rain before noon, then a chance of rain showers. Cloudy, with a high near 4. East wind 8 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Rain showers likely before 5am, then a chance of freezing rain. Cloudy, with a low around 0. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 9.
Friday Night
A chance of rain showers before 4am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 8am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 9. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 11.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 1.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 12.
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Point Forecast:
Independence MO
 39.08°N 94.34°W (Elev. 274 m)
7:43 am CST Feb 20, 2018
9am CST Feb 20, 2018-6pm CST Feb 26, 2018
 
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