Slight chance of isolated storms this afternoon

Chance of storms this afternoon. (National Weather Service graphic)

A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms is in today’s weather forecast, according to the National Weather Service.

Storms and showers are possible before noon and also after 5 p.m., the weather service said. The storms are expected to be non-severe.

Lightning, brief heavy rainfall and 40 to 50 mph wind gusts are possible with any storms that may develop, but the chance of storms is slight, according to the weather service.

On Friday night, there also is a slight chance of thunderstorms late in the evening and overnight, the weather service said, but severe storms are not expected.

Saturday, chances of storms and rain increase to 40 percent, developing over northeastern Kansas and continuing Saturday night. Damaging wind gusts and hail will be possible with these storms, according to the weather service.

Today, expect a high near 83 with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, the weather service said. There will be an east wind of 3 to 7 mph.

Tonight, the low will be around 62 with mostly clear skies and an east wind of 3 to 7 mph, according to the weather service.

Friday, it will be sunny with a high near 85 and an east southeast wind of 5 to 8 mph, the weather service said.

Friday night, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and storms after 1 a.m., with a low of 65, according to the weather service. An east southeast wind of 8 mph is predicted.

Saturday, the chance of showers and thunderstorms is 40 percent, the weather service said. The high will be near 85 with a southeast wind of 8 to 11 mph.

Saturday night, there will be a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 63, according to the weather service. Between a tenth and quarter of an inch of rain is possible.

Sunday, the high will be near 78 with partly sunny skies, the weather service said.

Sunday night, the low will be around 60 with partly cloudy skies, according to the weather service.

Monday, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 82, the weather service said.

Monday night, the low will be around 63 with mostly cloudy skies, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 85, the weather service said.

Tuesday night, the 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms continues, with a low of 66, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, the chance of precipitation and storms is 30 percent, with a high near 87, the weather service said.

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