Today’s high near 68, rain possible on weekend

National Weather Service graphic

Today’s weather will be sunny and nice, with a high of 68, according to the National Weather Service.

It may be a little windy today, with gusts up to 18 mph from the south, and wind gusts may increase on Friday afternoon to as high as 36 mph, according to the weather service.

A cold front will move in Friday night and Saturday morning, bringing some rain and isolated storms, the weather service said.

More storms are possible late Sunday into Monday, according to the weather service.

The Missouri River above Parkville, where the gauge is on I-435 over the Missouri River between Wyandotte County and Platte County, was below minor flood stage on Thursday morning, and in action stage, according to hydrology reports.

Today, it will be sunny with a high near 68 and a south wind of 5 to 9 mph, gusting as high as 18 mph, the weather service said.

Tonight, there will be increasing clouds, with a low of 50 and a south wind of 6 to 9 mph, according to the weather service.

Friday, it will be mostly cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 73, the weather service said. A south wind of 11 to 18 mph will gust as high as 36 mph.

Friday night, there is a 60 percent chance of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 52 with a south wind of 5 to 9 mph becoming calm after midnight. Winds may 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 1 p.m., the weather service said. It will be mostly cloudy through mid-morning, then gradually clearing, with a high near 68 and a light and variable wind.

Sunday, it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 71, the weather service said.

Sunday night, there will be a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 49, according to the weather service.

Monday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 62, the weather service said.

Monday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 43, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, it will be sunny with a high near 61, the weather service said.

Tuesday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 43, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, it will be sunny, with a high near 67, the weather service said.

The Missouri River above Parkville, where the gauge is on I-435 over the Missouri River between Wyandotte and Platte counties, was below minor flood stage and in action stage on Thursday morning. (National Weather Service – USGS graphic)

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