Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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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.

Overcast

9°C

48°F

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed N 15 km/h
Barometer 1018.9 mb (30.09 in)
Dewpoint 7°C (44°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill7°C (44°F)
Last update 2 May 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Independence MO

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 16. North northwest wind around 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 16 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 7. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. West northwest wind 5 to 13 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 11. West southwest wind 10 to 13 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 11 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 21. North northwest wind 13 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 7.

    Clear

    Low: 7 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 21.

    Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 11.

    Clear

    Low: 11 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 24.

    Sunny

    High: 24 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 16. North northwest wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 7. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. West northwest wind 5 to 13 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 11. West southwest wind 10 to 13 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 21. North northwest wind 13 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 7.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 21.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 11.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 24.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Independence MO
 39.08°N 94.34°W (Elev. 274 m)
6:40 am CDT May 2, 2016
7am CDT May 2, 2016-6pm CDT May 8, 2016
 
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