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Wet weather to return tonight through the weekend

Forecast rainfall amounts through Sunday night


Rain returns to the area tonight, and is expected to total one-quarter to one-half inch, according to the National Weather Service.

After a lull during much of the day on Friday, periods of rain are expected Friday night into the weekend, the weather service said. Total rainfall amounts may be between 1.5 to 2 inches, according to the weather service.

Rivers, creeks and streams will see rises over the weekend. River flooding is a concern and should be monitored, the weather service said. Some river levels are at https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=top.

Today’s high will be near 62 with a south southwest wind of 5 to 7 mph, the weather service said.

Tonight, there is a 70 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1 a.m., with a low of 50, according to the weather service. A south wind of 5 to 10 mph will become east after midnight. Between a quarter and half-inch of rain is possible.

Friday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers before 1 p.m., with a high near 67, the weather service said. An east wind of 5 to 8 mph will change to west in the afternoon.

Friday night, there is a 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1 a.m., with a low of 47, according to the weather service. There will be a north northeast wind of 7 to 10 mph. Between a tenth and a quarter of an inch of rain is possible.

Saturday, there is an 80 percent chance of rain with a high near 52, the weather service said. Winds will be from the northeast at 11 to 15 mph, gusting to as high as 28 mph. Between a half and three-fourth of an inch of rain is possible.

Saturday night, the chance of rain is 90 percent, with a low of 45, according to the weather service. Between three-fourth and one inch of rain is possible.

Sunday, there is a 70 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1 p.m., with a high near 53, the weather service said.

Sunday night, there is a 50 percent chance of showers, with a low of 40, according to the weather service.

Wednesday’s wet, cool weather will continue through weekend

Rainfall totals through May 3 may reach 2.3 inches in the Kansas City area. (National Weather Service graphic)


Showers and thunderstorms will continue to affect the region today behind a cold front that swept through overnight, according to the National Weather Service.

But, no severe weather or flooding rains are expected from today’s activity, the weather service said.

The active weather pattern will persist beyond tonight, giving everyone an on-and-off chance of showers and storms through the rest of the work week into the weekend, according to the weather service. Currently it appears that any threat of severe weather will be limited to areas across southern Missouri.

Many rounds of rain are expected late in the work week and through the weekend, bringing enough accumulation to cause flooding along regional creeks, streams and rivers, the weather service said.

Today, there is a 50 percent chance of showers with a high near 52, the weather service said. A north northwest wind of 11 to 14 mph will gust as high as 23 mph.

Tonight, there is a 20 percent chance of showers before 2 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 38 with a north northwest wind of 6 to 11 mph, gusting as high as 20 mph.

Thursday, there is a 20 percent chance of showers after 2 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 60 with a west wind of 5 to 7 mph.

Thursday night, there is a 60 percent chance of showers, with a low of 49, according to the weather service. A south wind of 5 to 9 mph will become east in the evening. Between a tenth and quarter-inch of rain is possible.
Friday, there is a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, the weather service said. The high will be near 63, with an east wind of 6 to 8 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

Friday night, there is a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, according to the weather service. The low was around 47. Between a quarter and half-inch of rain is possible.

Saturday, there is an 80 percent chance of showers with a high near 55, the weather service said.

Saturday night, expect an 80 percent chance of showers, mainly before 2 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 46.

Sunday, there is a 60 percent chance of rain, mainly between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 52.

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Severe storms possible this evening

National Weather Service graphic


Severe weather is possible this evening as a cold front sweeps across the region, according to the National Weather Service.

The focus of the severe weather will be in areas south and east of I- 35, the weather service said. Large hail and damaging winds are the primary threats.

The window of timing for severe activity looks to be from 7 p.m. to midnight.

The active weather pattern will persist beyond tonight, giving everyone on and off chance of showers and storms through the work week into the weekend, according to the weather service. Temperatures will cool down on Wednesday. Rain is in the forecast for the weekend.

Today, the high will be near 76, the weather service said. There is a 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5 p.m. A south wind of 11 to 14 mph will gust as high as 25 mph.

Tonight, there is a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7 p.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 49. A calm wind will become north northwest of 5 to 8 mph after midnight. Between a quarter and half-inch of rain is possible.

Wednesday, there is a 60 percent chance of showers and possibly a storm, the weather service said. The high will be near 51. A north northwest wind of 11 to 16 mph will gust as high as 25 mph. Between a tenth and quarter-inch of rain is possible.

On Wednesday night, there is a 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 39. A west northwest wind will be 7 to 10 mph. Between a tenth and quarter-inch of rain is possible.

Thursday, there is a 20 percent chance of showers after 1 p.m., with a high near 61, the weather service said. A west northwest wind of 5 to 7 mph will become south in the afternoon.

Thursday night, there will be a 60 percent chance of showers before 1 a.m., then showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m., followed by showers after 4 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 50. New rainfall amounts will be between a tenth and quarter of an inch.

Friday, the high will be near 67 with mostly cloudy skies, the weather service said.

Friday night, there is a 70 percent chance of showers after 1 a.m., according to the weather service, with a low of 48.

Saturday, there is a 70 percent chance of showers with a high near 56, the weather service said.