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After a few scattered morning showers and thunderstorms Friday, generally dry and quiet conditions are expected through the majority of the holiday weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

Temperatures will gradually increase through the weekend, then the warming trend will halt Monday as thunderstorm chances return, the weather service said.

Today’s high will be 78. Skies will be partly sunny, and there is a 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before noon, according to the weather service.

Tonight, the low will be around 64, the weather service said.

On Saturday, Independence Day, the high will be 83. A calm wind will become southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning, the weather service said.

For Saturday night, there will be partly cloudy skies, with a low of 69, according to the weather service. The wind will be from the southeast around 6 mph.

Sunday, there will be mostly sunny skies with a high near 86, the weather service said. Expect a south southeast wind of 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

Sunday night’s forecast is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. It will be mostly cloudy with a low around 72, the weather service said.

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National Weather Service graphic

There is a chance of rain and storms today, mainly after 3 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.

Today’s high will be near 78, the weather service said. There will be a 40 percent chance of storms tonight, according to the forecast.

Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4, also have slight chances of rain, but neither day looks like a washout, according to the weather service.

On Friday, expect a high of 80, with a 20 percent chance of storms, the weather service said. Friday night’s low will be 67.

Saturday’s high will be near 84, according to the weather service, with a low Saturday night of 69.

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A tornado watch is in effect in Wyandotte County until midnight, according to the National Weather Service. This photo was at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at I-70 near I-635. (KC Scout photo)
A tornado watch is in effect in Wyandotte County until midnight, according to the National Weather Service. This photo was at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at I-70 near I-635. (KC Scout photo)

A tornado watch is in effect from 6 p.m. July 1 until midnight July 2, according to the National Weather Service.

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening, that may produce heavy rain and flooding, the weather service said.

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