Police notes

Burglary, battery reported in 100 block of North Hallet

A burglary and battery was reported on Nov. 24 in the 100 block of North Hallet, according to a social media post by the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department.

The victim reported hearing a loud noise at the rear of her residence, the report stated.

She went to check and saw a suspect in his 20s wearing dark clothing, mask and gloves, the report stated. He had kicked open the back door and was inside the residence, according to the report.

The victim sustained a minor injury but refused medical treatment, the report stated.

New rules adopted for Kansas schools’ winter sports

The Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) board on Tuesday approved a plan to begin winter sports and activities Dec. 1 and continue through Dec. 22.

After Dec. 22, there will be a winter moratorium, in which there will be no practices and no competition, beginning Dec. 23, according to an announcement.

The winter moratorium is usually Dec. 23 to Dec. 27, but the board has extended the moratorium through Jan. 3.

Practice can begin on Jan. 4 and competition may resume on Jan. 8, according to the KSHSAA. The new rules will apply to high schools and middle schools, according to the announcement.

Masks will be required of everyone, except for athletes while they are competing, and officials who are actively officiating.

Spectators will not be allowed at high school and middle school contests through Jan. 28, according to the announcement.

There also are limits placed on the number of events allowed for each individual sport. For example, basketball is capped at 20 games, not including the postseason.

Each school district may decide on its own winter sports rules, schedule and participation.

The Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools board on Nov. 10 voted to start practices Jan. 4, with games beginning Jan. 18. (See http://wyandottedaily.com/kck-school-board-approves-winter-sports/)

Slight chance of rain today, high of 44

National Weather Service graphic

A slight chance of precipitation in today’s forecast should end by noon, according to the National Weather Service.

Wyandotte County saw a light mist this morning. Temperatures may reach a high of 44 today, the weather service said.

Winds gusting as high as 25 mph from the northwest are expected, according to the weather service.

For Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, a weak cold front will move through the region, the weather service said. No moisture is associated with it, however, and it will bring only some clouds and cooler temperatures on Friday.

Those who are traveling on Sunday might see a little moisture south of the Missouri River. Temperatures should be high enough that it will be rain. If the precipitation is closer to the morning hours, mixed precipitation and snow could be possible, according to the weather service. Chances for precipitation are low.

Today, there is a 20 percent chance of rain before 11 a.m., with a high near 44, the weather service said. A northwest wind will be 8 to 14 mph, gusting as high as 25 mph.

Tonight, it will be mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low of 32, according to the weather service. A northwest wind of 5 mph will become calm in the evening.

On Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 57, the weather service said, with a south wind of 5 to 8 mph.

Thursday night, it will be partly cloudy, with a low of 33, according to the weather service. A calm wind will become north northwest around 6 mph after midnight.

Friday, it will be sunny with a high near 50 and a north northwest wind of 5 to 8 mph, the weather service said.

Friday night, it will be clear, with a low of 30, according to the weather service.

Saturday, it will be sunny, with a high near 54, the weather service said.

Saturday night, it will be partly cloudy, with a low of 34, according to the weather service.

Sunday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 49, the weather service said.

Sunday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 23, according to the weather service.

Monday, it will be sunny, with a high near 39, the weather service said.

Monday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 22, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, it will be sunny, with a high near 43, the weather service said.