Cooler weather could last through next week

National Weather Service graphic

The cooler weather in today’s forecast may last through early next week, according to the National Weather Service.

Rain and storm chances will increase by Sunday morning into Monday, the weather service said.

No hazarous weather is expected through Sunday, according to the weather service. On Monday, chances for severe weather appear to be higher south of the Kansas City area, but it could possibly move north.

The flood warning now has been removed from the Missouri River at Parkville, which includes Wyandotte County. The river went into action stage and is now declining, according to hydrology charts. The Kansas River at 23rd Street also is below flood stage and below action stage.

Today, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 82 and an east wind of 6 to 8 mph, the weather service said.

Tonight, there will be a low of 64, with clouds and an east wind of 6 mph, according to the weather service.

Saturday, it will be partly sunny with a high near 79 and an east wind of 6 to 8 mph, the weather service said.

Saturday night, 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 65, with an east southeast wind of 3 to 6 mph.

Sunday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 79, and a southeast wind of 6 mph, the weather service said. Less tha a tenth of an inch of rain is possible.

Sunday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 a.m., with a low of 67, according to the weather service. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Monday, there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 83, the weather service said.

Monday night, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 63, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, it will be sunny with a high of 82, the weather service said.

Tuesday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 64, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 83, the weather service said.

Wednesday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 63, according to the weather service.

Thursday, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 79, the weather service said.

Cooler today, with chance of rain; minor flood warning for Missouri RIver

Cooler weather is in the forecast for Wyandotte County. (National Weather Service graphic)

Today’s weather will be cooler, with a high near 81 and a 30 percent chance of rain, according to the National Weather Service. Also, there is a flood warning in effect for Thursday evening to Sunday afternoon for the Missouri River at Parkville.

Afternoon temperatures through the weekend will be about five to 10 degrees below normal, the weather service said.

A few scattered showers and rumbles of thunder will be possible through the end of the week, but no hazardous weather is expected, according to the weather service.

The flood warning will be in effect from Thursday evening to Sunday afternoon for the Missouri River at Parkville, which includes the Wyandotte County area. The gauge for this location is on I-435 over the Missouri River, between Wyandotte County and Platte County. Northwest Wyandotte County and the Wolcott area could be affected.

Minor flooding is forecast for the Missouri River. It may rise above flood stage by Thursday before midnight and continue to rise to near 26.4 feet by Friday evening, the weather service said. It could fall below flood stage by early Saturday afternoon.

The Kansas River may rise into action stage on Friday. It is not currently projected to go into minor flood stage. The gauge for the Kansas River at 23rd is on Kansas Avenue at the state line.

Today, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 81 and a light east wind, the weather service said. 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 of 66 and a light east wind, according to the weather service. Between a quarter and half-inch of rain is possible.

Friday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 81 with an east wind of 3 to 7 mph. Between a quarter and half-inch of rain is possible.

Friday night, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m., with a low of 66, and an east wind of 3 to 6 mph, according to the weather service.

Saturday, there is a 30 percent chance of precipitation with a high near 80 and a southeast wind of 6 mph, the weather service said. Between a quarter and half-inch of rain is possible.

Saturday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 a.m., with a low of 67, according to the weather service. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is possible.

Sunday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 82, the weather service said.

Sunday night, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 69, according to the weather service.

Monday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 84, the weather service said.

Monday night, there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 65, according to the weather service. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.

Tuesday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 81, the weather service said.

Tuesday night, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 63, according to the weather service. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.

Wednesday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 80, the weather service said.

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The Missouri River at Parkville, an area that includes Wyandotte County, may rise into minor flood stage on Friday and Saturday. (National Weather Service – USGS graphic)
The Kansas River at 23rd Street, where the gauge is at Kansas Avenue and the state line, could rise into action stage on Friday and Saturday. (National Weather Service – USGS graphic)

Thunderstorms in today’s forecast

Wyandotte County is at a marginal risk for severe weather from today through Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. (National Weather Service graphic)

Thunderstorms will be ongoing this morning across the region, according to the National Weather Service.

The main risk for these storms will be flash flooding, the weather service said.

Thunderstorms will persist far north in the region, then spread south into eastern Kansas and central Missouri tonight through Thursday.

The Kansas River, at Kansas Avenue and the state line, could rise into minor flood stage on Saturday, according to hydrology charts. (National Weather Service – USGS graphic)

The Kansas River at 23rd Street, whose gauge is at Kansas Avenue and the state line, is projected to rise back into action stage on Thursday, and then into minor flood stage on Saturday morning, according to the weather service hydrology charts. The forecast crest is projected to reach 33.2 feet on Saturday, Aug. 24. Woodlands along the river may be flooded. No flooding of areas behind the levees is expected at this time.

The Missouri River at Parkville, where the gauge includes Wyandotte County, is in action stage. (National Weather Service – USGS graphic)

The Missouri River at Parkville, where the gauge is on I-435 over the Missouri River between Wyandotte and Platte counties, has risen to action stage, according to hydrology charts, and is projected to continue below flood stage.

Today, there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 87, the weather service said. Light and variable wind will become north northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Between a quarter and half-inch of rain is possible.

Tonight, there is a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 67, according to the weather service. An east northeast wind of 6 to 8 mph is possible. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain are possible.

Thursday, there is a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 79 with a northeast wind of 7 mph. Between a half and three-quarter inch of rain is possible.

Thursday night, there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 67, according to the weather service. An east northeast wind of 6 mph will become calm in the evening. Between a half and three-quarter of an inch of rain is possible.

Friday, there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2 p.m., with a high near 79 and an east wnd of 3 to 6 mph, the weather service said. Between a half and three-quarters inch of rain is possible.

Friday night, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 a.m., then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be 65.

Saturday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8 a.m. and 2 p.., with a high near 81, the weather service said.

Saturday night, it will be partly cloudy with a low of 67, according to the weather service.

Sunday, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 86, the weather service said.

Sunday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 a.m., with a low of 72, according to the weather service.

Monday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 86, the weather service said.

Monday night, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 69, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 84, the weather service said.

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