Sunny skies ahead

Today’s skies are sunny and the temperature was 56 degrees at 9 a.m.

The high will be 73 today, with a south wind of 8 to 11 mph. Tonight, the low will be 49.

There is no rain in the forecast from the National Weather Service.

Friday, look for sunny skies and a high near 66, with northwest winds 8 to 15 mph, gusting to 21 mph.

Friday night, it will be mostly clear with a low around 42.

Sunny skies with a high near 59 are forecast for Saturday.

Saturday night, it will be partly cloudy with a low of 42.

Sunday, mostly sunny skies continue, with a high near 63. Monday, temperatures will be 69 with sunny skies.

Tuesday, look for mostly sunny skies with a high near 67.

Wednesday’s forecast is mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

Windy weather predicted today

National Weather Service graphic
National Weather Service graphic

Baseball fans may want to take note of strong winds possible today.

Tonight’s forecast calls for a low of 43 degrees, with north northwest winds 9 to 16 mph, and gusts as high as 23 mph, according to the National Weather Service.

During the day Tuesday, after a slight chance of rain in the morning, skies will be mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny with a high near 62 today, according to the weather service.

Winds during the daytime will be north northwest from 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. There is a 20 percent chance of rain.

Rain will slowly track east of the region today, with the strong winds behind the departing storm system, National Weather Service forecasters said.

Dry and fair weather is expected to return Wednesday as high pressure builds into the area.

Temperatures will be 63 on Wednesday, and the low will be 45 on Wednesday night. Thursday, skies will be sunny with a high near 70, and Thursday night, the low will be 49. Friday, expect mostly sunny skies with a high near 68.

Rain expected to continue to fall throughout day in area

rain forecast 7 p.m. monday
Rain was not invited to the Columbus Day federal holiday today, but it showed up anyway.

Today’s forecast from the National Weather Service calls for rain, possibly a thunderstorm, and a high near 58.

The wind will be from the north at 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

Tonight’s forecast calls for occasional rain and a low around 50. Showers and rain are predicted throughout the day and evening.

If the Royals American League championship game is not rained out tonight, winds could be a factor. Winds will be from the north northwest from 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

The major slow-moving storm system will affect the area through early Wednesday. The National Weather Service said there could be localized minor flooding in poor drainage areas.

Tuesday’s forecast includes a chance of rain before 1 p.m. It will be partly sunny with a high near 61. Winds will be north northwest from 18 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

Tuesday night, skies will be mostly clear, with a low around 45. North northwest winds will be 8 to 14 mph with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Wednesday, skies will be sunny, with a high near 63. Wednesday night, skies will be mostly clear, with a low around 46.

Thursday, look for sunny skies and a high of 69.

Rain forecast through Wednesday. (National Weather Service graphic)
Rain forecast through Wednesday. (National Weather Service graphic)