Only slight risk for severe weather for KC Metro for Wednesday evening

May 22, 2019 - 2:53 pm
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Kansas City, MO - Just a day after torrential rains and strong storms rolled through, it appears that the KC Metro will get a slight break from the weather.

According the the National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill, Kansas City is under a slight risk for severe weather Wednesday night. 

2:30 PM Update: Showers and storms are still on track to develop across much of the region mid to late this PM and continuing through the evening. Here is a breakdown on when storms are expected to begin. Please continue to stay weather aware this afternoon! #mowx #kswx #KC pic.twitter.com/tdfBBLCF2G

— NWS Kansas City (@NWSKansasCity) May 22, 2019

 

A rain system is expected to move through between 6pm and 9pm, and will bring up to a quarter-inch of rain to the Metro.  And the NWS says Kansas City is at a low risk for tornados. 

The risk is stronger further south, with very large hail expected, flash flooding and possible tornados.  

 

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