Chance of rain, storms in forecast

Light snow possible Monday night

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The National Weather Service forecast contains a 50 percent chance of showers before 9 p.m. Sunday, and a chance of rain between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Patchy fog is possible after 9 p.m., according to the weather service.

The temperature in Wyandotte County will reach an overnight low of around 39, with a south wind of 5 to 7 mph, according to the weather service.

On Monday, there is an 80 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1 p.m., the weather service said. Patchy fog is possible before 7 a.m. The temperature will fall to around 36 degrees by 5 p.m., according to the weather service.

Winds will be 7 to 17 mph south southwest, then changing to west northwest in the afternoon, the weather service said. Winds may gust up to 20 mph on Monday.

Monday night, there is a 30 percent chance of rain and snow before 10 p.m., then a chance of light snow between 10 p.m. and midnight, according to the weather service. The low will be around 27 with a northwest wind of 10 to 17 mph.

Tuesday, skies will be sunny with a high near 42 and a west northwest wind of 7 to 9 mph, the weather service said.

Tuesday night, the low will be around 25, with a west wind of 6 mph, according to the weather service.

With the winter storm system moving into Kansas, the Kansas Division of Emergency Management has activated the State Emergency Operations Center in Topeka to a partial level to monitor the weather and coordinate emergency response operations, according to a spokesman. A significant snowfall was anticipated in the northwest part of Kansas.

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