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Temperature drops as cold front moves in

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The temperature has dropped around 20 degrees today as a cold front moved into the area, the National Weather Service reported.

There will be showers to the south and north of the Kansas City area today, but as of this morning, no rain is predicted for Wyandotte County today, according to the weather service.

The chance of thunderstorms returns Thursday through Friday in the area, and the potential for severe weather is low.

Skies will be partly sunny today with a high near 61, the weather service said. A northeast wind will be 7 to 15 mph, gusting as high as 23 mph.

Tonight, the low will be around 36, with a northeast wind of 10 to 14 mph, gusting as high as 20 mph, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, there will be a 20 percent chance of showers before 1 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 51, with an east wind of 10 to 13 mph, gusting as high as 18 mph.

Wednesday night, there is a 40 percent chance of showers after 1 a.m., with a low of 41, according to the weather service. An east southeast wind of around 11 mph is predicted.

Thursday, expect a 40 percent chance of showers before 1 p.m., with a high near 69, according to the weather service. A southeast wind of 10 to 15 mph will gust as high as 25 mph.

Thursday night’s forecast is mostly cloudy with a low of 58, the weather service said.

Friday, there is an 80 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m., according to the weather service. The high will be near 70.

Friday night, there is a 40 percent chance of showers, with a low around 48, the weather service said.

Saturday, there will be a 40 percent chance of rain, with a high near 63, according to the weather service.

Warm spring Monday followed by showers on Tuesday

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Temperatures may reach a high of 82 today — the first day of spring — followed by a chance of showers on Tuesday as a cold front moves in, according to the National Weather Service .

Although there may be rain and storms, no severe weather is expected in the early part of the week.
There is a chance of more storms Thursday through Friday for the entire forecast area, and storms on Friday have the potential to be severe, the weather service said.

Tonight, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and storms between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m., the weather service said. The low will be around 50.

Tuesday, temperatures drop about 30 degrees. There is a 20 percent chance of showers after 7 a.m., with a high near 58.

Tuesday night, the low will be about 36, with wind gusts as high as 21 mph, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, it will be mostly cloudy with a high of 53, the weather service said, and an east wind around 11 mph.

Wednesday night, expect a 50 percent chance of showers after 1 a.m., with a low of 42, according to the weather service.

Thursday, the chance of rain is 50 percent, with a high near 65, the weather service said.

Thursday night, the low will be about 56 with mostly cloudy skies, according to the weather service.

Friday, there is a 60 percent chance of showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1 p.m., then more showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m., according to the weather service. The high will be near 71.

Friday night, there is a 50 percent chance of showers, with a low of 44, according to the weather service.

Saturday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers, with a high of 58, the weather service said.

Saturday night, the low will be around 41, according to the weather service.

Sunday, the high will be near 61, the weather service said.

Mild weather in forecast for St. Pat’s Day

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St. Patrick’s Day weather will be mostly sunny, with a high near 71, according to the National Weather Service.

The temperature was 60 degrees at 9 a.m., and will peak around 4 p.m. today, the weather service said.

There is a cold front moving in to the region today, the weather service said, with cold winds from the north. The windy weather will increase fire concerns this afternoon, according to the weather service. A west northwest wind today will be 8 to 13 mph, changing to north in the afternoon, and gusting as high as 20 mph.

Tonight, it will be mostly clear with a low of 37, the weather service said. There will be a north northwest wind of 5 to 7 mph.

Saturday, it will be sunny with a high near 63, according to the weather service. A north wind of 6 mph will become calm in the afternoon.

Saturday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 46 and a southeast wind of 3 to 7 mph, the weather service said.

Sunday, it will be mostly sunny with a high of 80, and a south wind of 8 to 16 mph, gusting as high as 26 mph, according to the weather service.

Sunday night, it will be partly cloudy with a low of 57, the weather service said.

Monday, expect mostly sunny skies with a high of 68, according to the weather service.