Today’s high near 68, rain possible on weekend

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Today’s weather will be sunny and nice, with a high of 68, according to the National Weather Service.

It may be a little windy today, with gusts up to 18 mph from the south, and wind gusts may increase on Friday afternoon to as high as 36 mph, according to the weather service.

A cold front will move in Friday night and Saturday morning, bringing some rain and isolated storms, the weather service said.

More storms are possible late Sunday into Monday, according to the weather service.

The Missouri River above Parkville, where the gauge is on I-435 over the Missouri River between Wyandotte County and Platte County, was below minor flood stage on Thursday morning, and in action stage, according to hydrology reports.

Today, it will be sunny with a high near 68 and a south wind of 5 to 9 mph, gusting as high as 18 mph, the weather service said.

Tonight, there will be increasing clouds, with a low of 50 and a south wind of 6 to 9 mph, according to the weather service.

Friday, it will be mostly cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 73, the weather service said. A south wind of 11 to 18 mph will gust as high as 36 mph.

Friday night, there is a 60 percent chance of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 52 with a south wind of 5 to 9 mph becoming calm after midnight. Winds may gust as high as 22 mph. Between a tenth and quarter-inch of rain is possible.

Saturday, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m., the weather service said. It will be mostly cloudy through mid-morning, then gradually clearing, with a high near 68 and a light and variable wind.

Sunday, it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 71, the weather service said.

Sunday night, there will be a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 49, according to the weather service.

Monday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 62, the weather service said.

Monday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 43, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, it will be sunny with a high near 61, the weather service said.

Tuesday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 43, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, it will be sunny, with a high near 67, the weather service said.

The Missouri River above Parkville, where the gauge is on I-435 over the Missouri River between Wyandotte and Platte counties, was below minor flood stage and in action stage on Thursday morning. (National Weather Service – USGS graphic)

Mild fall weather continues through Friday

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Calm fall weather will continue through Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

Temperatures will gradually increase, going from a high of 55 on Wednesday, to 68 on Thursday and 72 on Friday.

Then showers with an isolated storm are possible overnight Friday into Saturday morning across the area, the weather service said. No hazardous weather is expected, outside of lightning.

Storms also are possible Sunday into Monday, according to the weather service, with no severe weather expected.

The Missouri River above Parkville, where the gauge is on I-435 between Wyandotte County and Platte County, has dropped out of minor flood stage and into action stage Wednesday morning. The Kansas River is below minor flood stage and below action stage.

Today, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 55 and a northwest wind of 6 to 8 mph, the weather service said.

Tonight, it will be mostly clear with a low of 40 and a calm wind, according to the weather service.

Thursday, it will be sunny with a high near 68 and a calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon, the weather service said.

Thursday night, there will be increasing clouds, with a low of 50 and a south wind of 6 mph, according to the weather service.

Friday, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 72 and a south wind of 9 to 15 mph, gusting as high as 31 mph, the weather service said.

Friday night, there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 a.m., with a low of 53. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Saturday, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 68, the weather service said.

Saturday night, it will be mostly clear with a low of 47, according to the weather service.

Sunday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 72, the weather service said.

Sunday night, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 50, according to the weather service.

Monday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 63, the weather service said.

Monday night, it will be partly cloudy, with a low of 45, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, it will be sunny, with a high near 61, the weather service said.

The Missouri River at Parkville, where the gauge is on I-435 over the Missouri River between Wyandotte and Platte counties, has dropped below minor flood stage on Wednesday morning and is in action stage. (National Weather Service graphic)

Today’s high to be near 63

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Today’s high will be near 63, according to the National Weather Service.

A cold front will move into the region today. A small chance exists for an isolated storm today in the central part of the region, but most areas will stay dry, the weather service said.

No hazardous weather is anticipated outside a potential lightning strike, according to the weather service.

Widespread showers and storms may return for Saturday and Sunday, the weather service said.

The Missouri River at Parkville, where the gauge is on I-435 over the Missouri River between Wyandotte and Platte counties, was in minor flood stage on Tuesday morning, according to the weather service. The Kansas River at 23rd Street, where the gauge is near Kansas Avenue at the state line, was below flood stage and below action stage.

Today, it will be mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 63, the weather service said. A north northwest wind of 8 to 16 mph will gust as high as 28 mph.

Tonight, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 38 and a north northwest wind of 8 to 11 mph, gusting as high as 21 mph, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, it will be cloudy, then gradually clearing in the afternoon, with a high near 57, the weather service said. A north northwest wind will be 7 to 9 mph.

Wednesday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 41 and a light and variable wind, according to the weather service.

Thursday, it will be sunny, with a high near 67 and a calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon, the weather service said.

Thursday night, it will be partly cloudy with a low of 51, according to the weather service.

Friday, it will be mostly sunny with a high of 72, the weather service said.

Friday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers after 2 a.m., with a low of 53, according to the weather service.

Saturday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers before 8 a.m., with a high near 70, the weather service said.

Saturday night, it will be partly cloudy with a low of 52, according to the weather service.

Sunday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers with a high near 73, the weather service said.

Sunday night, there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 53, according to the weather service.

Monday, there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 63, the weather service said.

The Missouri River at Parkville, where the gauge was on I-435 over the Missouri River between Wyandotte and Platte counties, was in minor flood stage on Tuesday morning. (National Weather Service – USGS graphic)