Storms, rain in today’s forecast

Wyandotte County has a slight chance of severe storms this afternoon and evening. (National Weather Service graphic)
Temperatures may rise to 91 today, with a heat index as high as 98. Tuesday, the high may be near 87. (National Weather Service graphic)
Wyandotte County is at a marginal risk for flash flooding. (National Weather Service graphic)

Scattered storms are expected this afternoon through Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

Some strong to severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening, the weather service said.

Damaging winds of 60 mph and frequent lightning are the main hazards. Isolated hail up to 1 inch is also possible, according to the weather service.

Heavy rain, leading the flash flooding, also is possible, the weather service said.

Multiple rounds of thunderstorms are possible through the work week; however, the potential for severe weather beyond today is low, according to the weather service.

Storms are possible after 1 p.m. today, and may continue until 7 p.m. Tuesday. After a short break, rain may start again around 1 a.m. Wednesday, according to the forecast.

Multiple rounds of thunderstorms are possible throughout the work week however, the potential for severe weather beyond today is low.

Today, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 91 with a heat index as high as 98. A south southwest wind will be 7 to 9 mph. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is possible.

Tonight, there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low around 70, according to the weather service. A light and variable wind will become southeast around 6 mph in the evening. Between a quarter and half-inch of rain is possible.

Tuesday, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 87, the weather service said. A calm wind will become southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday night, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 70 with a southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Wednesday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 88 with a calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the morning. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Wednesday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m., with a low of 71, according to the weather service. The low will be around 71. Between a quarter and half-inch of rain is possible.

Thursday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 88, the weather service said.

Thursday night, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 71.

Friday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 88.

Friday night, it will be partly cloudy with a low of 72, according to the weather service.

Saturday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 89, the weather service said.

Saturday night, it will be mostly clear with a low of 70, according to the weather service.

Sunday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 85, the weather service said.

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Thunderstorms possible tonight and on weekend

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Thunderstorms are possible tonight in Wyandotte County, according to the National Weather Service.

While the chance for severe weather is low through the weekend, there are storms and rain in the forecast for tonight, Saturday and Sunday, the weather service said. If the area sees rain, it could begin around 1 a.m. tonight.

Heat and humidity will return this weekend with highs in the lower to middle 90s, and a heat index around 100, according to the weather service. The heat index could reach 102 on Saturday.

Breezy southerly winds are expected today into the weekend, the weather service said. Winds gusts of up to 25 mph at a time are possible.

Today, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 86 and a south wind of 9 to 14 mph, gusting as high as 24 mph, the weather service said.

Tonight, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m., with a low of 73, according to the weather service. A south southeast wind of 9 to 13 mph will 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 8 a.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 93 with a heat index as high as 102. A south wind will be 13 to 16 mph, gusting as high as 25 mph.

Saturday night, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 75 with a south wind of 8 mph.

Sunday, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m., with a high near 94, the weather service said. A south southwest wind of 7 to 10 mph will gust as high as 21 mph.

Sunday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 74. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Monday, there is a 30 percent chance of storms and showers, the weather service said. The high will be near 90.

Monday night, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m., with a low of 71, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m., with a high near 87, the weather service said.

Tuesday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m, with a low of 71, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 87, the weather service said.

Wednesday night, it will be partly cloudy, with a low of 71, according to the weather service.

Thursday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 88, the weather service said.

Chance of rain in today’s forecast

Wyandotte County could get from one-tenth to two-tenths of an inch of rain through Friday night, according to the National Weather Service. (National Weather Service graphic)

Rain is back in today’s forecast, according to the National Weather Service.

There is a 30 percent chance of rain today, and a 40 percent chance tonight, the weather service said.

Storms after midnight may have frequent lightning and high winds, according to the weather service.

Today, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon, the weather service said. The high will be near 84 with a light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

There is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 70 with a southeast wind of 7 to 9 mph.

Friday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m., with a high near 86, the weather service said. A south wind of 10 to 16 mph will gust as high as 25 mph. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Friday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 73 with a south wind of 7 to 14 mph, gusting as high as 21 mph. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Saturday, it will be sunny with a high of 93, the weather service said. A south southwest wind around 11 mph will gust as high as 22 mph.

Saturday night, it will be mostly clear with a low of 75, according to the weather service.

Sunday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 93, the weather service said.

Sunday night, it will be mostly cloudy, with a low of 74, according to the weather service.

Monday, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 90, the weather service said.

Monday night, it will be partly cloudy, with a low of 72, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 89, the weather service said.

Tuesday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 71, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 89, the weather service said.