Stormy skies

Rain moved through Kansas City, Kan., including this area near 72nd Street, about 5 p.m. Tuesday. More showers and storms are possible tonight and Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
Rain moved through Kansas City, Kan., including this area near 72nd Street, about 5 p.m. Tuesday. More showers and storms are possible tonight and Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Rain moved through Kansas City, Kan., including this area near Leavenworth Road, about 5 p.m. Tuesday. More showers and storms are possible tonight and Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
Rain moved through Kansas City, Kan., including this area near Leavenworth Road, about 5 p.m. Tuesday. More showers and storms are possible tonight and Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Rain moved through Kansas City, Kan., including this area near Leavenworth Road, about 5 p.m. Tuesday. More showers and storms are possible tonight and Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
Rain moved through Kansas City, Kan., including this area near Leavenworth Road, about 5 p.m. Tuesday. More showers and storms are possible tonight and Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Rain, storms possible for Tuesday, Wednesday

Severe storm risk on Tuesday. (National Weather Service graphic)
Severe storm risk on Tuesday. (National Weather Service graphic)

Heavy rain fell to the north of the Kansas City area this morning.

This afternoon, there is a possibility of scattered storms, according to the National Weather Service. More storms are possible tonight. Winds up to 50 mph are possible, according to the weather service.

Today’s high will be near 87, the weather service said.

On Wednesday, the storms are expected to move south of the Missouri River, according to the weather service. There is a 40 percent chance of storms and rain. There is a very small risk of tornadoes.

Wednesday night, a 30 percent chance of storms continues, according to the weather service.

Thursday’s forecast is mostly sunny with a high of 88, the weather service said.

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Wednesday's severe storm outlook. (National Weather Service graphic)
Wednesday’s severe storm outlook. (National Weather Service graphic)

Tuesday's rain forecast (National Weather Service graphic)
Tuesday’s rain forecast (National Weather Service graphic)

Wednesday's precipitation forecast (National Weather Service graphic)
Wednesday’s precipitation forecast (National Weather Service graphic)

Temperatures in 90s today, with slight chance of rain

Wyandotte County is under a marginal risk of thunderstorms today, according to the National Weather Service. (National Weather Service graphic)
Wyandotte County is under a marginal risk of thunderstorms today, according to the National Weather Service. (National Weather Service graphic)

Temperatures may climb as high as 90 today, with a heat index of 97, according to the National Weather Service.

There is a slight, 30 percent, chance of isolated thunderstorms today between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., according to the weather service. This morning, a storm system passed to the north of the Kansas City area.

A 20 percent chance of showers and storms continues tonight, the weather service said.

Hail and damaging winds are the primary threat with some of the strongest storms. Torrential rain will be possible with these systems, according to the weather service.

The widespread threat of storms will spread across the region Tuesday with an on-again-off-again chance of storms through Friday, the weather service predicted.

The weather service said there will be a 50 percent chance of precipitation on Tuesday. The high Tuesday will be near 85.

The chance of rain is 60 percent Tuesday night, when the low will be around 68, the weather service said.

Wednesday, there will be another chance of showers and storms, this time 40 percent, with a high of 82, according to the weather service. Wednesday night’s chance of rain will be 30 percent.