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National Weather Service graphic
National Weather Service graphic

Today is a good day to get out and run errands, and mow the lawn if it is dry, with mostly sunny skies and a high near 81.

Rain will return to the forecast tonight, according to the National Weather Service, mainly after 4 a.m. The low tonight will be around 65, and the chance of rain is 30 percent.

On Thursday, there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, the weather service said. The high will be near 82.

Widespread storms are expected on Friday with the chance for isolated severe storms, according to the weather service.

Heavy rain Friday and Friday night may lead to continued or additional flooding along area rivers, creeks, and streams, the weather service said.

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River levels on the Missouri River at Kansas City. (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration chart)
River levels on the Missouri River at Kansas City. (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration chart)

River levels on the Kansas River at Kansas City, Kan. (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration chart)
River levels on the Kansas River at Kansas City, Kan. (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration chart)

Levels on Turkey Creek at Southwest Boulevard. (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration chart)
Levels on Turkey Creek at Southwest Boulevard. (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration chart)

Severe storm risk. (National Weather Service graphic)
Severe storm risk. (National Weather Service graphic)

Scattered thunderstorms are possible in the region this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.

Wyandotte County is in a category of “marginal” risk, according to the weather service.

With these storms, an isolated severe storm with damaging winds and large hail is possible. Additional storms are expected area-wide tonight, and severe weather is not anticipated.

The weather service said scattered storms will be possible every day this week, while severe weather is not expected.

Ongoing river flooding in some places may be prolonged by additional rainfall. An additional 1 to 2.5 inches is expected through Saturday night, the weather service said.

Today the high will be near 80. There is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m., then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m., the weather service said.

Tonight, the low will be around 61. There is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, the weather service said.

Wednesday, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, according to the weather service. The skies will be mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

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Expected rainfall through Saturday. (National Weather Service graphic)
Expected rainfall through Saturday. (National Weather Service graphic)

This chart shows Wyandotte County in an are of no risk from storms today, but close to a marginal risk area. (National Weather Service graphic)
This chart shows Wyandotte County in an area of no risk from storms today, but close to a marginal risk area. (National Weather Service graphic)

After a brief rain about an hour earlier, there were sunny skies at 9 a.m. Monday, Memorial Day, in Wyandotte County.

Some non-severe thunderstorms are possible in the region this afternoon and evening, also, to the north and west of Wyandotte County, according to the National Weather Service. These storms could include hail and damaging winds, the weather service said.

There is only a 20 percent chance of rain today, according to the weather service, with a high of 78 predicted. A south wind of 11 to 15 mph will gust up to 22 mph, the weather service said.

Rain currently can be seen on weather service radar near the Medicine Lodge, Kan., and Wichita areas to the southwest.

Tonight, there is a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms, according to the weather service. The low will be around 63.

Tuesday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1 p.m., and the high will be near 78, the weather service said.

Tuesday night, expect a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 62, according to the weather service.

The weather service predicted 1.5 to 2.5 inches of rain possible in the region over the next seven days, with locally higher amounts up to 4 inches possible. This may lead to flooding in places, according to the weather service.

About 1.5 to 2 inches of rain is predicted for the next seven days, with the possibility of 4 inches of rain in some areas. (National Weather Service graphic)
About 1.5 to 2 inches of rain is predicted for the next seven days, with the possibility of 4 inches of rain in some areas. (National Weather Service graphic)

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