Could be light snow on holiday weekend

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Colder temperatures are here to stay, and while the forecast is mainly dry through early next week, light snow is possible Saturday night into early Sunday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

Snow accumulations should only total a few tenths of an inch here, but could range up to possibly an inch north of the Kansas City area, near St. Joseph, Mo.

Today, Wyandotte County is freezing, with a wind chill of 21 degrees at 9 a.m., according to the weather service. It was 29 degrees at 9 a.m.

The high today will reach 35 degrees, with a north northwest wind of around 8 mph, the weather service said.

Tonight, the low will be around 23 degrees, with a north wind of 7 mph, according to the weather service.

Saturday, expect mostly sunny skies with a high near 36, the weather service said. There will be a north wind of around 6 mph.

Saturday night, there is a 60 percent chance of snow after 1 a.m., with a low of 20 and a north wind of 7 mph, according to the weather service. New snow accumulation of less than one inch is possible.

Sunday, there is a 60 percent chance of snow before 7 a.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 32 with gradually clearing and sunny skies, with a west northwest wind of 6 to 10 mph. Less than a half-inch of snow is possible.

Sunday night, Christmas Eve, the low will be around 19 with mostly clear skies, according to the weather service.

On Monday, Christmas Day, it will be mostly cloudy with a high near 37, the weather service said.

Monday night, there will be a low of 17 with mostly cloudy skies, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, the high will be near 28 with partly sunny skies, the weather service said.

Tuesday night, the low will be around 16 with mostly cloudy skies, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, expect partly sunny skies and a high of 31, the weather service said.

Thursday, it will be mostly cloudy with a low of 20, according to the weather service.

Thursday, there is a 30 percent chance of snow with a high near 31, the weather service said.

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