Kansas City Downtown, KS

8:10 AM CDT on August 22, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Kansas City | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 758 ft 39.12 °N, 94.59 °W | Updated 16 minutes ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
68 °F
Feels Like 68 °F
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0
Wind Variable Wind from North

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.04 in
Visibility 9.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 5500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 7000 ft
Dew Point 67 °F
Humidity 96%
Rainfall 2.43 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:38 AM 8:03 PM
New Moon, 1% visible
METAR KMKC 221254Z 00000KT 9SM SCT055 BKN070 20/19 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP172 T02000194
Pressure 30.04 in
Visibility 9.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 5500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 7000 ft
Dew Point 67 °F
Humidity 96%
Rainfall 2.43 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:38 AM 8:03 PM
New Moon, 1% visible
METAR KMKC 221254Z 00000KT 9SM SCT055 BKN070 20/19 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP172 T02000194

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Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 7:37 AM CDT Aug. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Leavenworth County in northeastern Kansas...
southeastern Atchison County in northeastern Kansas...
Wyandotte County in northeastern Kansas...
northern Miami County in east central Kansas...
Johnson County in east central Kansas...
northern Henry County in west central Missouri...
northwestern Pettis County in central Missouri...
Jackson County in west central Missouri...
Johnson County in west central Missouri...
Cass County in west central Missouri...
Clay County in west central Missouri...
southwestern Clinton County in northwestern Missouri...
southwestern Lafayette County in west central Missouri...
Platte County in west central Missouri...

* until 730 PM CDT Tuesday

* at 734 am CDT, rain gauge data indicates heavy rainfall fell
Monday night that will continue to cause flooding in the warning
area through at least Tuesday evening.

* 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, Belton, Prairie Village, Raymore,
Gardner, Warrensburg and Grain Valley.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Lat... Lon 3849 9462 3856 9461 3850 9507 3897 9506
      3899 9507 3897 9509 3898 9519 3942 9519
      3948 9462 3945 9421 3921 9421 3914 9410
      3893 9412 3893 9347 3854 9351 3845 9406


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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.