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Dangerously cold temperatures are in today’s forecast, followed by snow on Saturday afternoon through Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.

The temperature was 7 degrees at 8 a.m. Friday, according to the weather service.

Today’s high will be near 19, with wind chill values between minus 1 and 9, the weather service said. A north northeast wind around 5 mph will become light and variable.

Tonight, expect mostly cloudy skies with a low of 14, the weather service said. There will be an east southeast wind of 6 mph.

Saturday’s forecast is an 80 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon, the weather service said. A new snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches is possible, according to the weather service.

Saturday night, there is an 80 percent chance of precipitation, and the low will be 27, according to the weather service. A new snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches is possible, the weather service said.

Sunday, there is a 70 percent chance of precipitation, with new snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible, the weather service said.

On Monday, the high will be near 38, the weather service said. Monday night, rain is likely with a low of 36, according to the weather service.

On Tuesday, Election Day, there is a 60 percent chance of rain, with a high near 52, the weather service said. Tuesday night, there is a 30 percent chance of rain and snow, with a low around 19, the weather service said.

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National Weather Service graphic

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National Weather Service graphic

Very little, if any snow was noticed after the Wyandotte County area received a tiny bit of precipitation Wednesday evening and Thursday morning.

Residents today have to deal with bitterly cold temperatures as high pressure moves into the area, the National Weather Service said.

There are increasing chances of snow this weekend, according to the weather service.

The temperature was 11 degrees with a wind chill of minus 5 at 8 a.m. Thursday, according to the weather service.

Today’s high in Wyandotte County may reach 16, the weather service said. A north wind will be 13 to 17 mph with gusts as high as 28 mph, according to the weather service.

Tonight, the low will be around 3.

Friday’s forecast is mostly sunny with a high of 19, the weather service said. The wind chill will be between minus 5 and 5.

Friday night, it will be mostly cloudy with a low around 12, according to the weather service.

Saturday, expect snow after noon, the weather service said. The high will be near 27. The chance of precipitation is 70 percent and there will be 1 to 3 inches possible of snow, although that amount is not yet certain, according to the weather service.

The 70 percent chance of snow continues Saturday night, the weather service said. On Sunday, the chance of rain and snow is 60 percent, with a high of 35, according to the weather service.

Monday, there is a 30 percent chance of rain, freezing rain and sleet, and the high will be near 37, the weather service said.

A 60 percent chance of rain, freezing rain and sleet continues on Monday night, the weather service said.

Tuesday, the temperatures will climb to 42 degrees, and there will be a 50 percent chance of rain, the weather service said.

Skies clear up on Wednesday, when there will be a high near 31, according to the weather service.

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Wyandotte County is in an area that may get less than one inch of snow on Wednesday night or Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

The weather service said a slight, or 20 percent, chance of rain will be after 5 p.m. Wednesday. The high will be near 54, with a light south wind becoming south southwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning, according to the weather service.

The weather service forecast said that a wintry mix is possible this evening and Thursday as temperatures start falling. By 6 p.m., temperatures should be about 43 degrees, and by 9 p.m., 33 degrees, according to the weather service. At midnight, the temperature may be 25 degrees.

Falling temperatures Wednesday night may lead to icy patches on roadways and sidewalks especially where rain and melting snow falls Wednesday evening, the weather service said.

The wintry mix may change to all snow after 1 a.m., according to the weather service. The overnight low will be around 14, and the winds will change to the north and will be 19 to 24 mph, gusting as high as 37 mph.

The slight or 10 percent chance of snow continues before 7 a.m. Thursday, the weather service said. Thursday’s high will be near 18, and the wind chill will be between minus 3 and 3. The north wind will be 14 to 20 mph with gusts as high as 31 mph.

Cold weather will continue Friday, when the high will be near 19.

Saturday, there is a 50 percent chance of snow after 7 a.m., according to the forecast. Snow is also likely Saturday night and Sunday, and could continue into next week, according to the forecast.

Widespread winter weather is likely Saturday afternoon into early next week, although details such as timing, precipitation type and snow or ice amounts are unknown at this time, the weather service said.

Wyandotte County is not in the winter weather advisory area. (National Weather Service graphic)
Wyandotte County is not in the winter weather advisory area. (National Weather Service graphic)

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