Kansas City International, MO

12:41 AM CDT on August 22, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Kansas City International | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flash Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 1024 ft 39.30 °N, 94.71 °W | Updated 48 minutes ago

Light Thunderstorms and Rain
Light Thunderstorm Rain
70 °F
Feels Like 70 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from South

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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.95 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 8000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 10000 ft
Overcast 11000 ft
Dew Point 69 °F
Humidity 97%
Rainfall 3.95 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:38 AM 8:04 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
METAR KMCI 220453Z 17012KT 10SM -TSRA SCT080CB BKN100 OVC110 21/21 A2997 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS TSB15 SLP140 TS SE-W MOV E P0028 T02110206
Pressure 29.95 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 8000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 10000 ft
Overcast 11000 ft
Dew Point 69 °F
Humidity 97%
Rainfall 3.95 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:38 AM 8:04 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
METAR KMCI 220453Z 17012KT 10SM -TSRA SCT080CB BKN100 OVC110 21/21 A2997 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS TSB15 SLP140 TS SE-W MOV E P0028 T02110206

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Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 12:04 AM CDT Aug. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash flood emergency for the Kansas City Metro...

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Wyandotte County in northeastern Kansas...
Leavenworth County in northeastern Kansas...
Johnson County in east central Kansas...
Clay County in west central Missouri...
Platte County in west central Missouri...
Jackson County in west central Missouri...

* until 800 am CDT Tuesday

* at 1201 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms with very
heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is already
occurring, and will continue to worsen through the early morning
hours. Water rescues are ongoing throughout the Kansas City area,
and creeks and streams are rising rapidly.

This is a flash flood emergency for the Kansas City metropolitan
area. This is a particularly dangerous situation. Seek higher ground
now!

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Kansas City, Overland Park, Olathe, Independence, Lee's Summit,
Shawnee, Blue Springs, Lenexa, Leavenworth, Leawood, Raytown,
Liberty, Gladstone, Grandview, Prairie Village, Gardner, Grain
Valley, Lansing, Excelsior Springs and Merriam.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 70 in Missouri between mile markers 0 and 29.
Interstate 70 in Kansas between mile markers 410 and 423.
Interstate 35 in Missouri between mile markers 0 and 32.
Interstate 35 in Kansas between mile markers 202 and 235.
Interstate 29 between mile markers 0 and 25.
Interstate 635 between mile markers 0 and 12.
Interstate 470 between mile markers 0 and 16.
Interstate 435 between mile markers 0 and 83.
Kansas Turnpike between mile markers 206 and 226.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Move to higher ground now. This is an extremely dangerous and
life-threatening situation. Do not attempt to travel unless you are
fleeing an area subject to flooding or under an evacuation order.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3942 9518 3942 9497 3945 9499 3947 9460
      3945 9422 3945 9421 3921 9421 3921 9417
      3918 9419 3914 9410 3888 9412 3883 9427
      3885 9461 3874 9461 3874 9506 3898 9506
      3899 9508 3896 9509 3898 9516 3897 9519


Laflin


1119 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 345 am CDT for
Wyandotte... Leavenworth... northern Johnson... southeastern Platte and
Jackson counties...

At 1116 PM CDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
that heavy rain was falling over the area. Radar estimates that
many areas have seen between 3 and 6 inches of rainfall. Automated
gauges show similar rainfall amounts. Additionally there have been
numerous reports of flash flooding is already occurring throughout
the warned area. Rainfall is expected to continue through the night
and it's possible another 2 to 4 inches of rain will fall before
sunrise.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Kansas City, Overland Park, Independence, Lee's Summit, Shawnee, Blue
Springs, Lenexa, Leawood, Raytown, Prairie Village, Grain Valley,
Lansing, Merriam, mission, Oak Grove, Bonner Springs, De Soto,
Parkville, Tonganoxie and Basehor.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 70 in Missouri between mile markers 0 and 28.
Interstate 70 in Kansas between mile markers 410 and 423.
Interstate 35 in Missouri between mile markers 0 and 4.
Interstate 35 in Kansas between mile markers 223 and 235.
Interstate 29 between mile markers 3 and 7.
Interstate 635 between mile markers 0 and 12.
Interstate 470 between mile markers 11 and 16.
Interstate 435 between mile markers 2 and 23, and between mile
markers 57 and 70.
Kansas Turnpike between mile markers 206 and 226.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3929 9517 3923 9460 3911 9460 3915 9452
      3912 9445 3917 9440 3920 9440 3916 9437
      3924 9429 3921 9421 3921 9417 3918 9419
      3917 9414 3915 9411 3895 9412 3895 9506
      3899 9507 3896 9508 3898 9516 3897 9519


Cdb



1113 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 315 am CDT for
northern Leavenworth... Atchison... southwestern Buchanan and Platte
counties...

At 1110 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated that much of the heavy rain
had ended across the warned area. Radar estimates that 6 to 8 inches
of rain has fallen in Atchison County, KS with other areas in the
warning seeing between 3 and 6 inches. Flash flooding is likely
already occurring. Additionally, more heavy rain is expected to move
into the area later tonight and may add another 1 to 3 inches of
rain.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Kansas City, Leavenworth, Lansing, Atchison, Platte City, Weatherby
Lake, Weston, Lake Waukomis, Edgerton, Effingham, Dearborn, Camden
Point, Ferrelview, Rushville, Lancaster, Easton, Tracy, Muscotah,
Lewis And Clark Village and Farley.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 29 between mile markers 8 and 34.
Interstate 435 between mile markers 24 and 39.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3965 9556 3965 9511 3962 9510 3962 9506
      3965 9504 3953 9460 3923 9460 3929 9518
      3942 9518 3942 9557


Cdb


1032 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the little Platte River at Smithville.
* Until Wednesday afternoon.
* At 9:30 PM Monday the stage was 27.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 32.6 feet by
early Tuesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage early
Tuesday afternoon.
* At 30.5 feet... bridge street, Main Street, State Route dd, and
State Route f begin to flood.

                       Latest
location fs stage day/time forecast

Little Platte River
Smithville 27 27.8 Mon 09 PM 32.6 early Tuesday morning


lat... Lon 3938 9457 3939 9466 3940 9467 3941 9464 3941 9457





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:29 PM CDT Aug. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 10 PM CDT this
evening through Tuesday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Kansas and Missouri, including the following
areas, in Kansas, Atchison KS, Doniphan, Johnson KS,
Leavenworth, Linn KS, Miami, and Wyandotte. In Missouri,
Andrew, Bates, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Cass, Chariton,
Clay, Clinton, Daviess, De Kalb, Grundy, Henry, Jackson,
Johnson MO, Lafayette, Linn MO, Livingston, Pettis, Platte,
ray, Saline, and Sullivan.

* From 10 PM CDT this evening through Tuesday morning

* a storm system with a slow moving cold front will bring periods
of moderate to heavy rain to the watch area late tonight into
Tuesday morning. Total rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches appear
likely, however some areas may receive higher amounts before
rain comes to an end late Tuesday morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.