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Temperatures back in the 90s today

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Temperatures will return to the lower 90s today, with no hazardous weather expected, according to the National Weather Service.

However, there is a 20 percent chance of rain tonight in the Wyandotte County forecast.

Warmer weather will combine with increasing humidity to bring the heat index into the mid-90s on Wednesday and Thursday, the weather service said.

The next chance for storms is expected to be Wednesday night, when a cold front moves through the area, according to the weather service.

On-and-off storm chances will continues through Friday, and may continue into the weekend, the weather service said.

The weather service said today’s high will be near 91, with sunny skies. A west southwest wind of 9 to 11 mph is in the forecast.

Tonight, there will be a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m., with a low of 71, according to the weather service. There will be a southwest wind of 9 mph.

Wednesday, expect sunny skies and a high near 92, the weather service said. A south southwest wind of 5 to 15 mph may gust as high as 23 mph.

Wednesday 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 72, with a south wind of 10 to 15 mph, gusting to 22 mph.

Thursday, the high will be near 91, with mostly sunny skies, the weather service said, and a south wind of 9 to 11 mph.

Thursday night, expect a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 70, according to the weather service.

Friday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, the weather service said, with a high of 85.

Friday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 a.m., according to the weather service, with a low of 63.

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

Saturday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 60, according to the weather service.

Sunday, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 75, the weather service said.

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Mild temperatures expected today

No hazardous weather is expected today or Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Temperatures will remain mild today, then will warm into the 90s Tuesday and remain there for the rest of the work week, the weather service said.

The next chance for storms will arrive Wednesday night when a cold front moves through the area, according to the weather service.

Today, there will be partly sunny skies, a high near 83, and a light west southwest wind becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the morning, the weather service said. Winds may gust as high as 22 mph.

Tonight, it will be mostly clear with a low of 64 and a southwest wind of 6 to 9 mph, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, it will be sunny with a high near 89 and a west southwest wind of 6 to 8 mph, the weather service said.

Tuesday night, it will be partly cloudy with a low of 70 and a south wind of 6 mph, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 90, the weather service said. A south wind of 6 to 16 mph will gust as high as 26 mph.

Wednesday night, there will be a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 a.m., with a low of 73, according to the weather service.

Thursday, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 90, the weather service said.

Thursday night, expect a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 71.

Friday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 85, the weather service said.

Friday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 65, according to the weather service.

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

Saturday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 59, according to the weather service.

Sunday, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 78, the weather service said.

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Severe thunderstorm warning issued for northern Wyandotte County

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for northern Wyandotte County and surrounding areas.

It is in effect until 9:15 p.m. Saturday. Residents should move to the lowest floor in their building, away from windows.

The storm could have ping-pong sized hail and 60-mile-per-hour winds.

At 8:28 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was near Easton, Kan., about 9 miles west of Leavenworth, moving east at 40 mph, the weather service said.

For more information, visit www.weather.gov.

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