Brrr … Freezing temperatures continue today

Wind chill readings were below zero this morning in Wyandotte County. (National Weather Service graphic)

Very cold weather continues today, about 25 to 30 degrees below normal for this time of year, according to the National Weather Service.

The wind chill was down to zero about 7 a.m. Tuesday, and by 9 a.m., the temperature was 13 degrees with a calm wind, the weather service said.

This afternoon, the temperature may reach 28 degrees here, according to the weather service.

Temperatures will warm through the week, reaching the 40s on Wednesday and Thursday, and the lower 50s by Friday, the weather service said.

There is no precipitation in the forecast through the next seven days, according to the weather service.

Today, it will be sunny with a high near 28 and a calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon, the weather service said.

Tonight, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 22 and a south southwest wind of 9 to 15 mph, gusting as high as 21 mph, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, the high will be near 44, with increasing clouds. A south southwest wind of 12 to 17 mph will decrease to 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon, with winds gusting as high as 25 mph, the weather service said.

Wednesday night, it will be partly cloudy, with a low of 25 and a calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph, according to the weather service.

Thursday, it will be sunny with a high near 41 and a north northwest wind of 6 mph becoming calm in the afternoon, the weather service said.

Thursday night, it will be clear with a low of 24, according to the weather service.

Friday, it will be sunny with a high near 52, the weather service said.

Friday night, it will be partly cloudy with a low of 30, according to the weather service.

Saturday, it will be partly sunny with a high near 53, the weather service said.

Saturday night, it will be mostly cloudy, with a low of 36, according to the weather service.

Sunday, it will be partly sunny with a high near 52, the weather service said.

Sunday night, it will be partly cloudy, with a low of 36, according to the weather service.

Monday, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 56, the weather service said.

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