Weather warms up Saturday

National Weather Service graphic
National Weather Service graphic

Temperatures will reach a high of 42 on Saturday with sunny skies, according to the National Weather Service.

Tonight’s low will be about 20.

Sunday, area residents will see a drop of about 10 degrees in the high, to about 32 degrees, the weather service said. Sunday night’s low will be about 17.

The cold weather, which is not out of line for this time of year, will continue next week. At this time, there is no precipitation in the forecast until Thursday, when there is the possibility of rain.

Monday’s high will be near 29, the weather service said. Monday night’s low will be about 18.

Tuesday’s high will be near 36, according to the weather service. Tuesday night’s low will be about 25.

Wednesday, the high will be near 39, the weather service said. Wednesday night’s low will be around 30.

Thursday, there is a 30 percent chance of rain with a high near 41, according to the weather service.

Thursday night, the low will be around 32, and there will be a chance of rain or freezing rain.

On Friday, there is a 40 percent chance of rain with a high near 42, the weather service said.

Rockin’ New Year’s Eve in Wyandotte County

There are several events to ring in the new year tonight in Kansas City, Kan., and Wyandotte County.

For kids and families, there will be New Year’s Eve events held at Dave and Busters, 1843 Village West Parkway, and the T-Rex Café, 1847 Village West Pakway, both at The Legends Outlets.

There will be an early party starting at 5 p.m. and ball drop at Dave and Busters, with the cost of a family package at $27.99.

The T-Rex Café party features a balloon drop at 8 p.m., cider toast and ice cream sundae bar. Reservations are required for this event.

Those interested in attending any of the events should contact the businesses to make reservations.

Dave and Busters also has planned a late-night New Year’s Eve party starting at 9 p.m. for an older crowd. There were two packages available – check to see if they are sold out at

The Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway, at I-70 and I-435 in Kansas City, Kan., features live music, fireworks at midnight and a New Year’s Eve buffet.

Disco Dick and the Mirror Balls will play live music on the casino floor tonight, while County Road 5 will play live music at the Turn 2 Sports Lounge at the casino.

The New Year’s Eve buffet at the casino, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., will be $35.99 per person. For more information, see

The Hollywood Casino also plans New Year’s Day buffets, at $19.99.

For more information about these events, visit