Thunderstorms possible tonight and on weekend

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Thunderstorms are possible tonight in Wyandotte County, according to the National Weather Service.

While the chance for severe weather is low through the weekend, there are storms and rain in the forecast for tonight, Saturday and Sunday, the weather service said. If the area sees rain, it could begin around 1 a.m. tonight.

Heat and humidity will return this weekend with highs in the lower to middle 90s, and a heat index around 100, according to the weather service. The heat index could reach 102 on Saturday.

Breezy southerly winds are expected today into the weekend, the weather service said. Winds gusts of up to 25 mph at a time are possible.

Today, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 86 and a south wind of 9 to 14 mph, gusting as high as 24 mph, the weather service said.

Tonight, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m., with a low of 73, according to the weather service. A south southeast wind of 9 to 13 mph will gust as high as 22 mph. Between a tenth and quarter-inch of rain is possible.

Saturday, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 a.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 93 with a heat index as high as 102. A south wind will be 13 to 16 mph, gusting as high as 25 mph.

Saturday night, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 75 with a south wind of 8 mph.

Sunday, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m., with a high near 94, the weather service said. A south southwest wind of 7 to 10 mph will gust as high as 21 mph.

Sunday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 74. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Monday, there is a 30 percent chance of storms and showers, the weather service said. The high will be near 90.

Monday night, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m., with a low of 71, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m., with a high near 87, the weather service said.

Tuesday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m, with a low of 71, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 87, the weather service said.

Wednesday night, it will be partly cloudy, with a low of 71, according to the weather service.

Thursday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 88, the weather service said.

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