Temperatures to climb out of the freezer this afternoon

Thunderstorm outlook tonight (National Weather Service graphic)

Temperatures will climb to about 43 this afternoon, with cloudy skies and an east southeast wind of 6 to 10 mph, according to the National Weather Service.

The day started with freezing temperatures and patchy fog, which could continue through 2 p.m., the weather service said. It was 26 degrees at 8 a.m.

This morning, there was patchy black ice and slick spots in some areas, according to the weather service.

Thunderstorms may develop after midnight tonight to the east of the Kansas City area, producing hail in some areas, the weather service said.

In Wyandotte County, there is a 20 percent chance of showers after 1 p.m. today, according to the weather service.

Tonight, there is a 60 percent chance of showers, followed by showers and a possible thunderstorm after 1 a.m., according to the weather service. There could be patchy fog before midnight, and patchy fog after 1 a.m. Tonight’s low will be about 42, with a south southeast wind of 9 mph. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Tuesday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m., with a high near 49, the weather service said. It may be cloudy, gradually becoming sunny. A northwest wind of 8 to 13 mph will increase 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon, the weather service said. Winds may gust as high as 33 mph. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Tuesday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 22 and a northwest wind of 8 to 18 mph, gusting as high as 31 mph, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, expect sunny skies and a high near 48, with a northwest wind of 5 to 9 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon, the weather service said.

Wednesday night, the low will be around 37 with partly cloudy skies, according to the weather service.

Thursday, it will be partly sunny with a high near 59, the weather service said.

Thursday night, expect mostly cloudy skies and a low of 33, according to the weather service.

Friday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers with a high near 45, the weather service said.

Saturday, the high will be near 45 with mostly cloudy skies, the weather service said.

Saturday night, it will be mostly cloudy with a low of 35, according to the weather service.

Sunday, the high will be near 55 with mostly cloudy skies, the weather service said.

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