Rain, storms in forecast

More rain is expected Friday night and Saturday. (National Weather Service graphic)
More rain is expected Friday night and Saturday. (National Weather Service graphic)

Isolated thunderstorms are possible this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.

Thunderstorms are expected to overspread the region Friday night and Saturday morning, the weather service said. Rain showers are possible into Sunday morning.

Widespread rainfall averaging around a half-inch to an inch is expected through Sunday, according to the weather service.

Locally, higher amounts are possible in areas of thunderstorms, the weather service said. The severe threat remains low.

Today’s forecast is a high of 64, with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m., according to the weather service. Winds will be 10 to 13 mph from the east northeast and could gust as high as 18 mph.

Tonight, the low will be around 56, and there is a 90 percent chance of showers and storms, according to the weather service.

Saturday, expect a high of 69 with a 50 percent chance of showers and storms, the weather service said. An east southeast wind of 9 to 11 mph will become west southwest in the afternoon.

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Weather: Drying out today

National Weather Service graphic
National Weather Service graphic

No rain is in today’s forecast from the National Weather Service.

The area will be drying out after thunderstorms earlier this week gave it more than the usual amount of rain, estimated at more than 4 inches. Look for more storms on Friday afternoon through Sunday, however, when another inch of rain may fall.

Today’s high will be near 66, with partly sunny skies, the weather service said. A west wind will be 8 to 10 mph.

There is a 20 percent chance of showers after 4 a.m. Friday, the weather service said. Tonight’s low will be around 47, with a north northeast wind of 7 mph.

On Friday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and storms after 7 a.m., according to the weather service. An east wind of 7 to 11 mph is predicted. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected.

Friday night, there is an 80 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, according to the weather service. The low will be around 56, with an east wind of 9 to 13 mph. Between a half and three-quarters of an inch of rain is possible.

Saturday’s forecast is a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 67, the weather service said. Between a tenth and a quarter-inch of rain is expected.

Saturday night, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 47, according to the weather service. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Sunday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers, according to the weather service. The high will be near 59. Sunday night, the low will be around 46.

Thunderstorm warning issued for Wyandotte County

A ping-pong ball is on the left, compared with pea-sized hail that fell at 3:30 p.m. in central Wyandotte County.
A ping-pong ball is on the left, compared with pea-sized hail that fell at 3:30 p.m. in central Wyandotte County.

The National Weather Service has issued a thunderstorm warning for Wyandotte County until 4 p.m.

At 3:30 p.m. a storm was moving through Wyandotte County. The storm included lightning and pea-sized hail.

Pea-sized hail was seen as part of the storm, which was mostly over in central Wyandotte County by 3:30 p.m.

The weather service recommended moving to the lowest floor in the building, in an interior room.