Today’s high: Mid-80s, with storms possible on weekend

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Today, temperatures will rise to the mid-80s in Wyandotte County, and storms are on the horizon for the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

Multiple rounds of severe storms are possible on the weekend, starting Friday night, and next week, the weather service said.

This could lead to new flooding as well as renewed river flooding in areas, according to the weather service.

For the rest of the work week, warm and humid temperatures are expected. Highs will reach the mid to upper 80s for many locations by Thursday, the weather service said. Humid conditions will raise the heat index to near 90 degrees.

Ongoing river flooding along the Missouri River gradually will decline, but it may remain in flood stage for several more days, if not weeks, in some areas, according to the weather service.

The Missouri River at Parkville, an area that includes Wyandotte County, is below flood stage and in action stage currently. It is declining.

Today, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 84, the weather service said. A light and variable wind will become southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

Tonight, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 65 and a south wind of 7 to 10 mph, according to the weather service.

Thursday, it will be sunny with a high near 88 and a south southwest wind of 11 to 18 mph, gusting as high as 29 mph, the weather service said.

Thursday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 67, according to the weather service. A south southwest wind of 11 to 14 mph will gust as high as 22 mph.

Friday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 86, the weather service said. A south southwest wind of 11 to 16 mph will gust as high as 28 mph.

Friday 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 68.

Saturday, there is a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 79.

Saturday night, there is a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 61.

Sunday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 73, the weather service said.

Sunday night, the low will be around 53 with partly cloudy skies, according to the weather service.

Monday, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 74, the weather service said.

Monday night, there is a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms likely, with a low of 61, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 76, the weather service said.

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