Kansas City expecting severe weather this week

Multiple days with severe weather are likely this week, so you’ll need to make sure you’ve got a way to receive watches and warnings wherever you are, especially Tuesday night into Wednesday. Starting Sunday night, there’s a slight risk a couple of thunderstorms could clip the southeast portion of the KMBC viewing area, according to Meteorologist Katie Horner. These areas include Benton County, Missouri, and southern Henry County, Missouri. This storm has the potential to produce a brief episode of hail, plus strong winds, as it moves through. Things are expected to be quiet in the Kansas City area Sunday night. The Kansas City area might see a few stray showers pass by Monday morning before we get to our sunny afternoon. Our strongest chance for severe storms comes Tuesday, especially Tuesday night.The Kansas City area will see temperatures at or near 80 degrees Tuesday. Things will start to feel very muggy Tuesday. The moisture in the atmosphere will be apparent, priming the pump for storms Tuesday night. As the storms grow, things could turn severe quickly. The strongest risks for Tuesday night’s storms are large hail, greater than an inch in diameter, and they could also produce tornadoes. These are expected to be rotating thunderstorms. On Wednesday, the eastern portion of the viewing area may see severe storms, especially through the middle of the day.These forecasts may change as the week goes on. Make sure to stay with the KMBC 9 First Alert Weather Team for updates.

Multiple days with severe weather are likely this week, so you’ll need to make sure you’ve got a way to receive watches and warnings wherever you are, especially Tuesday night into Wednesday.

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Starting Sunday night, there’s a slight risk a couple of thunderstorms could clip the southeast portion of the KMBC viewing area, according to Meteorologist Katie Horner.

These areas include Benton County, Missouri, and southern Henry County, Missouri. This storm has the potential to produce a brief episode of hail, plus strong winds, as it moves through. Things are expected to be quiet in the Kansas City area Sunday night.

The Kansas City area might see a few stray showers pass by Monday morning before we get to our sunny afternoon.

Our strongest chance for severe storms comes Tuesday, especially Tuesday night.

The Kansas City area will see temperatures at or near 80 degrees Tuesday. Things will start to feel very muggy Tuesday. The moisture in the atmosphere will be apparent, priming the pump for storms Tuesday night.

As the storms grow, things could turn severe quickly. The strongest risks for Tuesday night’s storms are large hail, greater than an inch in diameter, and they could also produce tornadoes. These are expected to be rotating thunderstorms.

On Wednesday, the eastern portion of the viewing area may see severe storms, especially through the middle of the day.

These forecasts may change as the week goes on. Make sure to stay with the KMBC 9 First Alert Weather Team for updates.

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