Rain, snow in today’s forecast

National Weather Service graphic
National Weather Service graphic

Rain and snow are in today’s forecast, according to the National Weather Service.

The weather service said rain and snow are possible in Wyandotte County before 1 p.m., then rain between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., followed by rain and snow after 5 p.m.

A winter weather advisory will be in effect in Wyandotte County from 3 p.m. today through noon Friday, according to the weather service. Motorists should plan on slippery road conditions during this time, forecasters said.

From 1 to 2 inches of snow are possible Thursday and Friday in Wyandotte County, the weather service said, although the total may change depending on the temperature.

Light snow moves into the area Thursday evening and will last through Thursday night before making a slow eastward exit on Friday, according to the weather service.

The next chance for wintry precipitation comes in the middle of next week, the weather service said. At this time that system does not look like it will be high-impact winter weather.

The temperature was 35 degrees at 8 a.m., with fog and mist.

Today there is a 70 percent chance of rain and snow through 1 p.m., rain between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., and then rain and snow after 5 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 37 with a calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon. Less than a half-inch of snow is possible in the daytime.

Tonight, there is an 80 percent chance of rain and snow, becoming all snow after 9 p.m., according to the weather service. There will be patchy fog, with a low of 30 degrees. A north northwest wind of 6 to 13 mph will gust as high as 22 mph. From 1 to 2 inches of new snow accumulation are possible.

Friday, there is a 20 percent chance of snow before noon, with a high near 34, the weather service said. A northwest wind of 11 to 14 mph will gust as high as 22 mph.

Friday night, it will be cloudy, with a low of 24, according to the weather service. A northwest wind of 6 mph will become calm in the evening.

Saturday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 38 and a calm wind, the weather service said.

Saturday night, it will be mostly cloudy, with a low of 26, according to the weather service.

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

Sunday night, it will be partly cloudy, with a low of 28, according to the weather service.

Monday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 47, the weather service said.

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

Tuesday, there is a 30 percent chance of rain with a high near 44, the weather service said.

Tuesday night, there is a 30 percent chance of rain and snow, with a low of 33, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, there is a 30 percent chance of rain, with a high near 40, the weather service said.

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