Rain possible this afternoon, evening and Saturday

National Weather Service graphic


Moderate to heavy rain is expected through the region this morning and afternoon, continuing through Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. It is more likely in Wyandotte County this afternoon.

Periods of heavy rain with a few embedded thunderstorms are possible for areas south of Highway 50, the weather service said. No severe weather is anticipated.

The next chance for showers and storms will be Tuesday, according to the weather service.

Today, there is a 50 percent chance of showers, mostly in the afternoon, the weather service said. The high will be near 58, with an east northeast wind of 6 to 13 mph.

Tonight, there is a 70 percent chance of storms, with a low of 44 and an east northeast wind of 9 to 13 mph, according to the weather service. Between a quarter and half-inch of rain is possible.

Saturday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers before 1 p.m. with a high of 58, the weather service said. A north northeast wind of 9 to 14 mph may gust as high as 24 mph. Between a tenth and quarter-inch of rain is possible.

Saturday night, it will be mostly clear with a low of 40, and a north wind of 6 to 9 mph, according to the weather service.

Sunday, it will be sunny with a high near 69, the weather service said, with a light and variable wind becoming north around 5 mph.

Sunday night, it will be mostly clear with a low of 46, according to the weather service.

Monday, skies will be mostly sunny with a high near 71, the weather service said.

Monday night, expect partly cloudy skies with a low of 54, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, it will be partly sunny with a high near 73, the weather service said.

Precipitation amounts Friday and Saturday. (National Weather Service graphic)

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