Weather to be cooler Wednesday, Thursday to warm up

Sunny skies greeted motorists on I-70 on Wednesday morning in Kansas City, Kan. (KC Scout photo)

Temperatures will be cooler Wednesday, with a high of 48 predicted.

At 8 a.m., temperatures in Wyandotte County were 33 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

On Thursday, temperatures will warm up a little to 66 degrees.

Friday will be sunny and warm, at 62.

Saturday, skies will be sunny and the high will be 61.

But it’s not time yet to plant any garden seeds or plants that are sensitive to the weather.

On Saturday night and Sunday, there is a slight chance of rain or snow, with temperatures Saturday night hovering just above freezing.

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Spring weather: Almost everything in forecast today

Possible snow totals through early Wednesday morning. (National Weather Service graphic)

Rain, snow, thunderstorms, wind, warm, cold – all of this is possible in the region during the next few days, according to the National Weather Service.

Enjoy today’s weather, because Wednesday’s will be 30 degrees colder.

Today started off with beautiful weather and temperatures of 54 degrees at 8 a.m.

The high is predicted to be 76 degrees this afternoon.

However, there is a slight, 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5 p.m., the weather service said.

The threat of thunderstorms will develop late this afternoon and persist only into the early evening hours, the weather service said. The thunderstorms are most likely along a line from Butler to Chillicothe to Macon, Mo.

Tonight, rain is likely, possibly mixing with snow after 3 a.m., then gradually ending. Some thunder is also possible. The low will be around 31, and winds will blow from 17 to 22 mph, increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the evening. Winds may gust up to 39 mph.

Tonight’s chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New snow accumulation of less than half an inch is possible.

Wednesday, the weather will be mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Winds will be around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

Wednesday night’s low will be 29.

Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 61.

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Shirt-sleeve weather returns for a couple of days

Monday will be a day for shirt-sleeve weather in Wyandotte County.
While starting off at 47 degrees at 8 a.m., temperatures are expected to rise to the lower 70s this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
The mostly sunny day will be followed by a mostly clear night with a low in the mid 40s.
But, don’t put away your coat yet. A chance of snow is in the forecast for late Tuesday night. After a Tuesday with a high in the upper 60s and a 20 percent chance of rain in the afternoon, colder weather will move in. Rain is likely in the evening, followed by a chance of snow mixed with rain after midnight. The low will be around 30. There is a 60 percent chance of precipitation.
Wednesday will be a mostly sunny day with highs in the mid-40s. Winds will be 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Wednesday night, the low will be in the upper 20s.
On Thursday, the high will be around 60. Thursday night, the low will be in the upper 30s.