Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

A strong low pressure system will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains today into tonight. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 39.08°NLon: -94.34°WElev: 1004ft.

Fair

4°C

40°F

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed SW 26 km/h
Barometer 1015.7 mb (29.98 in)
Dewpoint -3°C (26°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill0°C (32°F)
Last update 7 Feb 5:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Independence MO

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 10 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 48 km/h.

    Partly Sunny
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 11 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of snow showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 26 to 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 48 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    Low: -2 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 0. Breezy, with a northwest wind 35 to 42 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 0 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. Blustery, with a northwest wind 30 to 35 km/h decreasing to 21 to 26 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 48 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 2. Northwest wind 18 to 21 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 2 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -9.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -9 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 1.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 1 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -7.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 3.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 3 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 10 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 48 km/h.
Tonight
A slight chance of snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 26 to 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 48 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 0. Breezy, with a northwest wind 35 to 42 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. Blustery, with a northwest wind 30 to 35 km/h decreasing to 21 to 26 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 48 km/h.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 2. Northwest wind 18 to 21 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 1.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -7.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 3.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 4.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 6.
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Point Forecast:
Independence MO
 39.08°N 94.34°W (Elev. 274 m)
5:40 am CST Feb 7, 2016
6am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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