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Weather: Temperatures to reach mid-60s today

Tuesday could be the nicest weather day this week.

A cold front is expected to move into the area tonight or Wednesday, with a secondary cold front Wednesday afternoon.

Today, the high will be near 66 with partly sunny skies, the National Weather Service said. An east wind of 10 to 15 mph may gust as high as 21 mph.

Tonight, expect a low of 45 with an east wind of 7 to 17 mph becoming northwest after midnight, and gusting as high as 26 mph, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, the high will be near 55 with mostly sunny skies and a west northwest wind of 16 to 23 mph, gusting to 31 mph, the weather service said. There will be an elevated fire danger on Wednesday afternoon.

Wednesday night, the low will be around 35, according to the weather service. A northwest wind of 13 to 18 mph may decrease to 7 to 12 mph in the evening, and winds may gust as high as 28 mph.

Thursday, temperatures will reach a high of 57 with sunny skies and a north wind of 7 to 9 mph, the weather service said.

Thursday night, the low will be around 37 with mostly clear skies, according to the weather service.

Friday, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 60, the weather service said.

Friday night, the low will be around 44 with mostly cloudy skies, according to the weather service.

Saturday, the high will be near 57 with a 30 percent chance of showers after 1 p.m., the weather service said.

Saturday night, there will be a low of 44 with a 30 percent chance of showers after 1 a.m., according to the weather service.

Sunday, the high will be near 60 with mostly cloudy skies, the weather service said.

Sunday night, it will be mostly cloudy with a low of 45, according to the weather service.

Monday, the high will be near 65 with partly sunny skies, the weather service said.

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Temperatures warm up to 50s today

Today, temperatures will climb to a high near 52 with a northwest wind of 8 to 11 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

After an overnight freeze, wind chills were expected to remain below freezing this morning, before temperatures gradually rebound.

Windy conditions and high fire danger are expected behind a cold front entering the area on Wednesday, the weather service said. Wind speeds could be high enough for a wind advisory.

Tonight, there will be a low around 36 degrees, with areas of frost after 4 a.m., according to the weather service. A north northwest wind of around 6 mph will become light and variable.

Tuesday, there will be areas of frost before 7 a.m., with sunny skies and a high near 67, the weather service said. There will be an east wind of 8 to 11 mph.

Tuesday night, the low will be around 45 with partly cloudy skies and an east southeast wind of 10 to 14 mph, becoming west after midnight, according to the weather service. Winds may gust as high as 28 mph.

Wednesday, there will be a high near 60 with sunny skies, the weather service said. It will be breezy, with a west northwest wind of 20 to 25 mph, gusting as high as 39 mph.

Wednesday night, the low will be around 37 with mostly clear skies, according to the weather service.

Thursday, it will be sunny with a high near 58, the weather service said.

Thursday night, it will be partly cloudy with a low of 39, according to the weather service.

Friday, it will be partly sunny with a high near 58, the weather service said.

Friday night, the low will be around 44 with a 30 percent chance of showers after 1 a.m., according to the weather service.

Saturday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers with a high near 56, the weather service said.

Saturday night, there is a 40 percent chance of showers with a low of 43, according to the weather service.

Sunday, it will be partly sunny with a high near 59, the weather service said.

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A little rain, a little snow, a little freezing weather here

Minimum wind chills tonight through early Sunday (National Weather Service graphic)


A mix of light snow and rain was falling around 8:40 p.m. Saturday, April 14, in Wyandotte County. The temperature was reported at 39 degrees.

The forecast from the National Weather Service said light rain, drizzle and light snow are possible tonight. A freeze warning is in effect from 2 a.m. to 9 a.m. Sunday.

A dusting on lawns is the most snow that is expected, with little to no effect on travel, according to the weather service.

A hard freeze is expected for the Kansas City area, and sensitive outdoor plants should be protected tonight, the weather service said.

The forecast tonight calls for rain and snow showers before 1 a.m., then a chance of snow showers and freezing drizzle between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m., then a chance of snow showers after 2 a.m., according to the weather service.

A northwest wind of 13 to 18 mph may gust as high as 26 mph. Little or no ice accumulation is expected, with less than a half-inch of snow accumulation possible tonight.

Sunday, it will be cloudy with a high near 37 and a northwest wind of 18 mph, gusting as high as 28 mph, the weather service said.

Sunday night, the low will be around 27, with a northwest wind of 9 to 15 mph, gusting as high as 23 mph, according to the weather service.

Monday, the forecast calls for sunny skies and a high near 54, with a west northwest wind of 5 to 8 mph, the weather service said.

For more weather information, visit www.weather.gov.

A freeze warning is in effect from 2 a.m. to 9 a.m. Sunday. (National Weather Service graphic)

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