Kansas City Downtown, KS

5:07 AM CDT on August 22, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Kansas City | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flash Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 758 ft 39.12 °N, 94.59 °W | Updated 13 minutes ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
68 °F
Feels Like 68 °F
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5
Wind Variable Wind from SE

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 11000 ft
Dew Point 66 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 2.43 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:38 AM 8:03 PM
New Moon, 1% visible
METAR KMKC 220954Z 13004KT 10SM FEW110 20/19 A2997 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S AND SW RAE14 SLP144 P0000 T02000189
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 11000 ft
Dew Point 66 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 2.43 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:38 AM 8:03 PM
New Moon, 1% visible
METAR KMKC 220954Z 13004KT 10SM FEW110 20/19 A2997 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S AND SW RAE14 SLP144 P0000 T02000189

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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


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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.