Rain moves in to spoil some of those Labor Day weekend plans; Saturday, Sunday weather looks good

National Weather Service graphic
National Weather Service graphic

A 60 percent chance of rain is in the Wyandotte County forecast today, mostly after 3 p.m. into the evening, according to the National Weather Service.

Between a tenth and a quarter of an inch of rain is possible. Today’s high will be 84 degrees.

While the overall severe weather threat is low, a few storms will have the potential today for gusty winds and locally heavy rainfall, the weather service said.

The next widespread round of thunderstorms is expected Sunday evening into Monday morning. A few of these storms may be strong to severe, according to the weather service.

Saturday, there will be a 10 percent chance of storms and a high of 86. The rain is most likely before 7 a.m. Saturday. The rest of the day will be mostly sunny.

Sunday, skies will be mostly sunny with a high of 88.

On Monday, Labor Day, the forecast calls for a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Skies will be partly sunny with a high near 86.

Chance of rain in today’s forecast

A 20 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms is in Thursday’s forecast, according to the National Weather Service.

Today’s weather will be mostly sunny with a high near 90. There is a chance of rain and thunderstorms in the morning, afternoon and night today.

Tonight, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms is possible.

Friday’s forecast includes showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 p.m. The chance of rain is 60 percent.

On Saturday, the chance of thunderstorms is 30 percent, while Sunday’s forecast is mostly sunny with a high near 88.

For Monday, Labor Day, the forecast includes a 30 percent chance of showers. The high will be 86.

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Rain in forecast; slight chance today, higher probability Friday

Storm clouds are moving north of Wyandotte County this morning.

Thunderstorms across northwest Missouri will produce some rainfall, according to the National Weather Service.

There is a 20 percent chance for Wyandotte County to receive some rain today, according to the weather service.

The high will be 89 degrees today in Kansas City, Kan., with mostly sunny skies. The heat index may reach 95.

Tonight, there is a 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 10 p.m., according to the weather service.

There are more chances for rain through Saturday.

Friday and Friday night seem to be the best chance for storms, with a 60 percent chance of rain. The severe weather risk appears low at this time.