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Today’s high to be in mid-80s; storms may be possible Tuesday night

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After a partly sunny day on Monday with a high of 86, the weather could start to change Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Tonight will bring a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10 p.m., the weather service said. The low will be around 69 with a south wind of 5 to 8 mph.

There are several rounds of showers and thunderstorms possible this week, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, there will be a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 85, and a south southeast wind of 3 to 8 mph, the weather service said.

On Tuesday night and Wednesday, the storms may be strong, according to the weather service. Some areas in the region may receive 2 to 3 inches of rain.

Tuesday night in Wyandotte County, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and storms, with a low of 73, according to the weather service, and a south southeast wind of 7 mph. Between a tenth and quarter of an inch of rain is possible.

Wednesday, there is a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 p.m., with a high near 86, the weather service said. A south southwest wind of 6 to 10 mph is possible. Between a quarter and a half-inch of rain is in the forecast.

Wednesday night, there is a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 70. Between a quarter and half-inch of rain is possible.

Thursday, expect mostly sunny skies with a high of 86, the weather service said.

Thursday night, skies will be partly cloudy with a low of 68, according to the weather service.

Friday, the high will be near 85 with partly sunny skies, the weather service said.

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

Saturday, expect mostly sunny skies with a high near 86, the weather service said.

Saturday night, it will be mostly clear with a low of 68, according to the weather service.

Sunday, expect mostly sunny skies with a high near 86, the weather service said.

The forecast for Monday, Aug. 21, the day of the total eclipse, is still a bit uncertain, according to the weather service. Most weather models are depicting a complex of storms affecting the area during the morning hours but clearing in time for the afternoon eclipse, according to the weather service. Since this is a long-range forecast, exact details such as cloud cover and precipitation chances will not be known until later in the week, according to the weather service.

It is still very early to know the weather for Monday, Aug. 21, the day of the total eclipse, but the National Weather Service says there are some storm patterns showing up for the morning of that day. Kansas City, Kansas, is on the edge of the path of the total eclipse. (National Weather Service graphic)

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Today’s high in the 80s

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After spotty rain showers Friday morning, there will be clear weather Friday afternoon with highs in the lower 80s, according to the National Weather Service.

Some unsettled weather will start to move into the area Sunday from the southwest, creating the chance of scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon, mainly from the Kansas City metro area and south, the weather service said.

These storms are not expected to be severe but could produce heavy downpours and contain frequent lightning, according to the weather service.

Today, expect sunny skies with a high of 82 and a north northeast wind of 6 to 9 mph, the weather service said.

Tonight, it will be mostly clear with a low of 62 and a north northeast wind of 3 to 7 mph, according to the weather service.

Saturday, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 81 and an east wind of 3 to 6 mph, the weather service said.

Saturday night, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m., according to the weather service. It will be mostly cloudy with a low of 65 and an east wind of 3 to 6 mph.

Sunday, expect a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, the weather service said. The high will be near 80 with an east southeast wind of 5 to 7 mph. Between a tenth and quarter inch of rain is possible.

Sunday night, there will be a 20 percent chance of showers nad thunderstorms with a low of 66, according to the weather service.

Monday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m., with a high near 81, the weather service said.

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Thunderstorms possible in afternoon and evening

Thunderstorms are possible today in the Kansas City area. (National Weather Service graphic)

Thunderstorms are in today’s forecast from the National Weather Service.

Wyandotte County has a 20 percent chance of storms during the day and afternoon, followed by a 40 percent chance of storms tonight, according to the weather service.

A few storms in the region may be strong with gusty winds and small hail, the weather service said.

Chances for thunderstorms will continue Friday and the weekend, but heavy rain will remain south of the area, according to the weather service.

Any heavy rain and flooding concerns will be south of the forecast area, mainly across southern Kansas into the Missouri Ozarks, the weather service said.

Severe weather and flash flooding is not expected in the Kansas City area, according to the weather service.

Today, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 84, the weather service said. A calm wind will become south southwest, 5 to 9 mph, in the afternoon.

Tonight, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 66, according to the weather service. A south wind of 7 to 10 mph will become north in the evening. New rainfall between a tenth and a quarter of an inch is possible.

Friday, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 83, with a calm wind becoming north northeast around 6 mph in the morning.

Friday night, the low will be around 64 with a north northeast wind of 5 mph becoming calm in the evening, according to the weather service.

Saturday, there will be a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m., with a high near 80, the weather service said. The east wind will be 3 to 6 mph.

Saturday night, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 a.m., with a low of 66, according to the weather service.

Sunday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m., with a high near 79, the weather service said.

Sunday night, it will be mostly cloudy with a low of 65, according to the weather service.

Wyandotte County is expected to get less than 1 inch of rain through Saturday evening. (National Weather Service graphic)

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