Showers, storms in today’s forecast

Wyandotte County has a 60 percent chance of showers and storms today, while the chances for severe weather increase to the southeast. (National Weather Service graphic)
Rainfall totals through Monday night could be 2 to 3 inches in Wyandotte County, according to the National Weather Service. (National Weather Service graphic)
Wyandotte County is in an area where there is a slight chance of severe weather on Friday. (National Weather Service graphic)

Showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast again on Wednesday in Wyandotte County, according to the National Weather Service.

Storms may be strong, and isolated severe storms are possible, the weather service said. The main threat will be strong winds and hail up to the size of a quarter.

Severe storms also will be possible on Friday along and north of I-70, according to the weather service. Hazards may include large hail, damaging winds, flash flooding and a tornado.

The weather service said heavy rain will be possible with these storms, and heavy rain is expected to continue through the weekend. From 2 to 4 inches of rain are in the forecast through the weekend, which could increase the risk of flash flooding and aggravate ongoing river flooding.

Flooding continues in the region on the Missouri River. In Wyandotte County, the Missouri River at Parkville, including Wyandotte County, is in minor flood stage and declining. The Kansas River now is below flood stage in Wyandotte County.

Today, there will be a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 76 with a north wind around 7 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and a quarter-inch are expected.

Tonight, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10 p.m., according to the weather service. Patchy fog will be possible after 4 a.m. Thursday. Tonight’s low will be around 61 with a north northwest wind of 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Thursday, the high will be near 85 with a calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning, the weather service said.

Thursday night, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 69 with a south wind of 5 to 9 mph.

Friday, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 91 and a south southeast wind of 7 to 14 mph, the weather service said.

Friday night, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 73, according to the weather service. Between a quarter and half-inch of rain is possible.

Saturday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 90, the weather service said.

Saturday night, there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 70, according to the weather service.

Sunday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 84, the weather service said.
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Sunday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 65, according to the weather service.

Monday, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 84, the weather service said.

Monday night, the low will be around 65 with partly cloudy skies, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 87, the weather service said.

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The Missouri River at Parkville, which includes Wyandotte County in its area, is currently in minor flood stage and declining. Rains in the coming week may have an effect on the river. (National Weather Service – USGS graphic)
The Kansas River at 23rd Street, where the gauge is at Kansas Avenue and the state line, is currently below flood stage. (National Weather Service graphic)

Storms, rain in tonight’s forecast

Wyandotte County is in a marginal risk area tonight for strong to severe isolated thunderstorms. (National Weather Service graphic)

Heavy rain and thunderstorms are possible late tonight in Wyandotte County, according to the National Weather Service.

Strong to damaging winds will be the main threat of the storm. Also, 1 to 2 inches of rain are possible from tonight through Wednesday, the weather service said.

Several rounds of scattered storms capable of heavy rain are expected through the week and into the weekend, according to the weather service. An additional 2 to 5 inches are possible across portions of the area, which could aggravate river flooding.

In Wyandotte County, the Missouri River is in minor flood stage and declining at the Parkville gauge, which is located on I-435 between Wyandotte and Platte counties. The Kansas River now has receded below flood stage. The additional rain for the next week could cause a rise in river levels, according to forecasters.

Today, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 82 with a calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight, there is an 80 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 65. A south southwest wind of 6 mph will become east northeast in the evening. Between three-quarters and 1 inch of rain are possible.

Wednesday, there is a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1 p.m., the weather service said. Patchy fog is possible before 7 a.m. The high will be near 76 with an east wind of 7 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Between a half and three-quarters of an inch of rain are possible.

Wednesday night, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 a.m., with a low of 60, according to the weather service. A south wind of 6 mph will become calm after midnight.

Thursday, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 85 and a calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph, the weather service said.

Thursday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m., with a low of 68, according to the weather service.

Friday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m., with a high near 90, the weather service said.

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

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

Saturday night, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 66, according to the weather service.

Sunday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 84, the weather service said.

Sunday night, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 64, according to the weather service.

Monday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 84, the weather service said.

The Missouri River at Parkville, where the gauge is at I-435 and the Missouri River between Wyandotte and Platte counties, was in minor flood stage and declining on Tuesday morning. (National Weather Service – USGS graphic)
The Kansas River at 23rd Street, where the gauge is at Kansas Avenue and the state line, was below flood stage and declining on Tuesday morning. (National Weather Service – USGS graphic)

More rain in forecast for this week

Strong to isolated severe storms are possible Tuesday night. (National Weather Service graphic)
Heavy rain is possible through the week. (National Weather Service graphic)

Rain is in the forecast on many days this week, according to the National Weather Service.

Today’s forecast in Wyandotte County calls for a high near 81 with partly sunny skies.

Tuesday will bring a chance of strong to isolated severe storms, with wind as the main threat, the weather service said. Heavy rain is possible Tuesday night. Rounds of scattered storms capable of heavy rain are expected through at least mid-week in the region, with an additional 1.5 to 3 inches of rain possible in some areas.

River flooding continues in the Midwest, while the river levels are declining in Wyandotte County. The Missouri River at Parkville, where the gauge is on I-435 between Wyandotte and Platte counties, now has declined out of moderate flood stage and into minor flood stage. The Kansas River at 23rd Street, where the gauge is at Kansas Avenue and the state line, is not flooding and now is below the action stage.

Today, it will be partly sunny with a high near 81 and an east northeast wind of 5 to 7 mph, the weather service said.

Tonight, it will be partly cloudy, with a low of 65 and an east northeast wind of 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 83 with a light and variable wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the morning. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Tuesday night, there is a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 65, according to the weather service. A south southeast wind will be around 6 mph. Between three-quarters and 1 inch of rain are possible.

Wednesday, there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 79, the weather service said. A southeast wind of 6 mph will become light and variable in the afternoon. Between a tenth and quarter-inch of rain is possible.

Wednesday night, the low will be around 62 with partly cloudy skies, according to the weather service.

Thursday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 85, the weather service said.

Thursday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m., with a low of 67, according to the weather service.

Friday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 86.

Friday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 a.m., with a low of 70, according to the weather service.

Saturday, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 86, the weather service said.

Saturday night, there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 67, according to the weather service.

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

The Missouri River at Parkville, a gauge that includes Wyandotte County in its area, has now dropped below moderate flood stage and is in minor flood stage. (National Weather Service – USGS graphic)
The Kansas River at 23rd Street, where the gauge is at Kansas Avenue near the state line, now has dropped below action stage and is not flooding. (National Weather Service – USGS graphic)