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Fog advisory issued today

Fog advisory area. (National Weather Service graphic)


The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory through 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 20.

Reduced visibility may create difficulties in driving, according to the weather service. Motorists were advised to leave plenty of distance in front of them.

The fog is widespread throughout the area, according to the weather service. It is expected to lift by midday.

There is a possibility that low clouds, drizzle and light rain may linger through tonight, the weather service said. No other significant hazardous weather is expected through the weekend.

Today’s forecast calls for a high near 53, with a calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning, according to the weather service.

Tonight, there will be a low of 38 with a southeast wind of 7 mph becoming south southwest after midnight, according to the weather service.

Saturday, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 55, and a south southwest wind of 3 to 7 mph, the weather service said.

Saturday night, it will be partly cloudy with a low of 35, and a calm wind becoming north around 6 mph after midnight, according to the weather service.

Mostly sunny skies with a high of 48 are in the forecast for Sunday, the weather service said. A northwest wind of 6 to 13 mph may gust as high as 22 mph.

Sunday night, the low will be around 29, according to the weather service.

Monday it will be mostly sunny with a high near 49, the weather service said.

Weather forecast: Warm temperatures continue today

National Weather Service graphic


Today’s weather forecast calls for a high of 49, according to the National Weather Service.

Patchy fog is present again this morning, but since temperatures are above freezing, freezing fog is not an issue, the weather service said. Temperatures were 45 degrees at 8 a.m.

Mostly dry conditions with warming temperatures will characterize the weather through the end of the week, according to the weather service.

Today, there is widespread fog mainly before 11 a.m., according to the weather service. There is a 20 percent chance of rain after 5 p.m. The high will be near 49 with a southeast wind of 3 to 5 mph.

Tonight, expect a 20 percent chance of rain before midnight, the weather service said. Areas of fog are possible after midnight, and the low will be around 40 with a calm wind changing to an east wind of 5 mph.

Friday, there is a 20 percent chance of rain before noon, according to the weather service. Areas of fog are possible before noon. The high will be near 55 with an east wind of 3 to 8 mph.

Friday night, expect mostly cloudy skies with a low of 41, the weather service said. The wind will be from the south at 5 to 8 mph.

Saturday will be mostly sunny with a high near 56, and a south southwest wind of 5 to 7 mph, according to the weather service.

Saturday night, the low will be about 36, with mostly cloudy skies, the weather service said.

Sunday, it will be partly sunny with a high near 48, according to the weather service.

Sunday night, the low will be around 30 with partly cloudy skies, the weather service said.

Monday, skies will be mostly sunny with a high of 48, according to the weather service.

Monday night’s forecast is mostly cloudy with a low of 32, the weather service said.

Tuesday, the high will be 49 with partly sunny skies, according to the weather service.

Tuesday night, the low will be around 31 with mostly cloudy skies, the weather service said.

Wednesday, the forecast is mostly cloudy and a high near 42, according to the weather service.

Fog hangs over certain areas; temperatures to rise to 50 this afternoon

The National Weather Service has extended a dense fog advisory until 2 p.m. today, Jan. 18.

The weather service said fog in the area has affected visibility, with one-fourth mile or less expected through early this afternoon.

While fog has already lifted in the area, there is still some fog in scattered places, including on I-635 near the Missouri River in Wyandotte County.

Reduced visibility will create hazardous driving conditions, and areas of freezing fog may form slick spots on elevated surfaces, according to the weather service.

Temperatures later today will reach a high near 50, according to the weather service. At 10 a.m., the temperature rose over the freezing point, to 34 degrees.

Tonight, widespread fog is forecast between midnight and 1 a.m. The low will be 37, the weather service said.

Thursday, there will be a slight chance of showers before 7 a.m., then a slight chance of rain between 7 a.m. and noon, according to the weather service. There could be areas of fog before 1 p.m. The high will be near 52.

Thursday night’s low will be around 41, and Friday’s high will be near 57.