Rain today, snow possible Sunday

Rainfall forecast (National Weather Service graphic)
Rainfall forecast (National Weather Service graphic)

The National Weather Service predicts rain today and possibly snow Sunday in Wyandotte County.

The temperature was 40 degrees at 1 p.m. Saturday, which will be near the top temperature of the day, according to the weather service.

Between a tenth and a quarter of an inch of rain is possible Saturday.

After midnight, Wyandotte County could get a mixture of rain and snow, according to the weather service. The overnight low will be 34. The weather service said that temperatures will be very close to freezing, and a very small difference in temperatures could mean the difference between several inches of snow and little to no snowfall.

Temperatures will fall to about 21 degrees by 5 p.m. on Sunday, according to the weather service. There will be a 50 percent chance of snow. According to the weather service, there might be less than an inch of snow on Sunday in the Kansas City area, with higher accumulations north of the Kansas City area.

Winds on Sunday could be 5 to 10 mph in the morning, increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon and gusting as high as 33 mph, the weather service said.

Sunday night, it will be cloudy, with a low around 10, according to the forecast. The wind chill values will be between minus 1 and 4. North northwest winds will be 16 to 21 mph, gusting to 29 mph, decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight, the weather service said.

Monday’s forecast is mostly sunny with a high near 29, according to the weather service. Winds will change from north northwest from 6 to 8 mph to south southeast. Monday night, the low will be around 24.

Tuesday, temperatures are back up to nearly 47 degrees with mostly sunny skies, the weather service said. Wednesday’s high will be near 33.

For weather updates, see www.weather.gov.

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