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Thunderstorms could miss Wyandotte County Saturday night, but could be close by. (National Weather Service graphic)
Thunderstorms could miss Wyandotte County Saturday night, but could be close by. (National Weather Service graphic)

Clouds are currently to the south of the Kansas City area, and there are sunny skies at 11 a.m. Friday in Wyandotte County.

The National Weather Service predicted a high of 89 today in Wyandotte County.

The region may get some isolated thunderstorms this morning and again late tonight into Saturday morning, the weather service said. Gusty winds and heavy rain are a part of the storm system. In Wyandotte County, the chance of storms tonight is just 20 percent.

Storms are possible Saturday night into Sunday morning, and these will have a better chance of producing severe weather, with the primary threats being large hail and damaging winds, with torrential rain, the weather service said. The chance of storms Saturday night to Sunday morning in Wyandotte County is only 20 percent.

Seasonably warm temperatures will persist through the weekend, with humidity low enough to keep the heat index at or below 100 degrees, according to the weather service.

National Weather Service graphic
National Weather Service graphic
Today’s weather warms up a bit, with sunny skies and a high near 88, according to the National Weather Service.

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible Friday night into early Saturday morning, the weather service said.

While rain chances are low, any storm that develops could produce gusty winds, according to the weather service.

Seasonably warm temperatures will persist into the weekend, with humidity values low enough to keep heat indices below 95, the weather service said.

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Rain is moving out of the Wyandotte County area this morning after overnight and early morning storms.

The temperature has dropped significantly from the extremely heat of the past few days, and today’s high will be near 86, the National Weather Service said.

About a quarter of an inch of rain fell in the past six hours, according to the weather service.

Cooler temperatures and lower humidity will put an end to the excessive heat for the rest of the week, the weather service said.

Thursday’s high will be near 85 and Friday’s, near 89.

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