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Heavy rain could bring flash flooding to parts of southern Plains

Showers and thunderstorms associated with a slow-moving frontal system will bring heavy rainfall to parts of the southern Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, which could result in flash flooding. The heaviest rainfall is expected across parts of northern Texas and southern Oklahoma. Some locations could see rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour.
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Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

Mostly Cloudy with Haze

23°C

74°F

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed N 22 km/h
Barometer 30.05 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 16°C (61°F)
Visibility 10 km
Last update 7 Jul 1:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kansas City MO

    Flash Flood Watch until Wednesday 07:00pm
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    Flash Flood Watch
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      Flash Flood Watch until Wednesday 07:00pm

      NOW until
      7:00pm Wed

      Flash Flood Watch

    • This
      Afternoon

      This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. North wind around 14 km/h.

      Mostly Cloudy

      High: 23 °C

    • Tonight

      Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northeast wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

      Slight Chance
      T-storms then
      Chance
      T-storms

      Low: 17 °C

    • Wednesday

      Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 21. East northeast wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

      T-storms
      Likely

      High: 21 °C

    • Wednesday
      Night

      Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. North northwest wind 13 to 18 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.

      Mostly Cloudy

      Low: 16 °C

    • Thursday

      Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. North northeast wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming east southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

      Chance
      T-storms

      High: 26 °C

    • Thursday
      Night

      Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

      T-storms
      Likely

      Low: 21 °C

    • Friday

      Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.

      Mostly Sunny

      High: 31 °C

    • Friday
      Night

      Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.

      Partly Cloudy

      Low: 22 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. North wind around 14 km/h.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northeast wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 21. East northeast wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. North northwest wind 13 to 18 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. North northeast wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 33.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
Kansas City MO
 39.08°N 94.57°W (Elev. 303 m)
11:39 am CDT Jul 7, 2015
2pm CDT Jul 7, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 13, 2015
 
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