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Snow falls in Wyandotte County

Motorists made their way through snow falling on I-635 near Metropolitan Avenue on Sunday morning. (KC Scout photo)


Snow has been falling Sunday morning in Wyandotte County.

While there are fairly large flakes of snow, little to no accumulation is expected, according to the National Weather Service, as temperatures are above freezing here.

The temperature was 36 degrees at 9 a.m. Today’s high will be 51.

Temperatures will drop below freezing tonight, weather service says

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Light snow will be possible this evening in the area, as temperatures drop below freezing, according to the National Weather Service.

Snow also will be possible this morning, north of the Kansas City area.

It may be a good time to cover outdoor plants, as temperatures tonight will dip to a low of 23.

There is a 20 percent chance of rain after 11 a.m. today, mixing with snow after 5 p.m., the weather service said. Today’s high will be 43, and a northwest wind of 10 to 17 mph may gust as high as 26 mph.

Tonight, there is a 20 percent chance of snow showers before 9 p.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 23. A northwest wind of 9 to 15 mph may gust as high as 22 mph.

Saturday, it will be sunny with a high of 42, according to the weather service. A northwest wind of 6 to 10 mph will become southwest in the afternoon. Winds may gust as high as 18 mph.

Saturday night, expect a low of 29 with a south wind of 3 to 8 mph, the weather service said.

Sunday, there is a 30 percent chance of snow showers before 10 a.m., then a chance of rain and snow showers between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., followed by a chance of rain after 11 a.m., according to the weather service. The high will be near 48, and a south wind of 7 to 11 mph is predicted.

Sunday night, there is a 20 percent chance of rain and snow before 1 a.m., then a slight chance of rain between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m., followed by a slight chance of snow showers after 2 a.m., the weather service said. The low will be around 30.

Monday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers after noon, according to the weather service. The high will be near 55.

Monday night, expect a 30 percent chance of showers before midnight, with a low of 44, the weather service said.

Tuesday, the high will be near 64 with partly sunny skies, according to the weather service.

Thunderstorms possible today

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There is a 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11 a.m. today, according to the National Weather Service.

Wyandotte County is on the southern edge of a large area north of I-70 that may see storms today, the weather service stated.

Large hail will be the primary threat of this storm. The wind also may be a factor today, as an east wind from 9 to 14 mph may gust as high as 20 mph, according to the weather service.

As a cold front prepares to move through the area, today’s high will be near 65, with temperatures dropping 20 degrees on Friday. Friday’s high will be 44, and on Friday night, snow is possible, according to the weather service.

Tonight’s forecast is a low of 42, with an east wind of 8 to 13 mph becoming west after midnight, the weather service said.

Friday, expect mostly cloudy skies with a high near 44, according to the weather service. There will be a 20 percent chance of showers after noon. A west wind of 11 to 18 mph may gust as high as 30 mph.

Friday night, residents may want to cover outdoor plants. There will be a 20 percent chance of rain and snow showers before 8 p.m., followed by a slight chance of snow showers between 8 p.m. and midnight, according to the weather service. The low will be around 25. A northwest wind of 13 to 15 mph will gust as high as 28 mph.

Saturday, it will be mostly sunny with a high of 42, the weather service said. A northwest wind of 6 to 13 mph will gust as high as 21 mph.

Saturday night, it will be partly cloudy with a low of 27, according to the weather service.

Sunday, there is a 40 percent chance of snow showers before 10 a.m., then a chance of rain and snow showers between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., followed by a chance of rain after 11 a.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 48.

Sunday night, expect a 30 percent chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 11 p.m., then gradually ending, according to the weather service. The low will be around 29.

Monday, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 53, the weather service said.

Monday night, the low will be around 42 with mostly cloudy skies, according to the weather service.