Community meeting planned on education March 27

“How Best to Access Success in Wyco,” a community meeting, will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 27 at the Dr. Thomas Burke Technical Education Center at Kansas City Kansas Community College, 65th and State Avenue.

A panel discussion will be sponsored by El Centro, KCKCC Advancement Council and MainStream Coalition on kindergarten through 16th year education in Wyandotte County and the effect of recent Kansas legislation.

Partnerships in the Wyandotte education community that help students succeed will be discussed. There will be a voter registration booth.

Guest speakers include Ed Marquez, director of admissions, Donnelly College; Superintendent Cynthia Lane, Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools; and Joy Engel, assistant superintendent of the Turner Public Schools. The moderator is KCKCC President Doris Givens.

To register for the program, visit www.mainstreamcoalition.org under “Upcoming Events.” Reservations are requested but not required.

Nice weather, a bit windy, in today’s forecast

Today’s temperatures will reach a high of 65 as a weak cold front pushes through the area in the afternoon.

The same dry conditions and low humidity that caused Thursday’s red flag warning are still a concern to the National Weather Service, which is cautioning residents against any outdoor burning today.

Winds will be 13 to 15 mph, gusting to 21 mph today.

Tonight’s low will be around 40 degrees. The weather tonight is mostly clear.

Rain and snow are possible over the weekend, starting Saturday night, according to the weather service.

Saturday will be sunny with a high temperature of 71.

Saturday night, there is a chance of rain after 7 p.m., mixing with snow after 1 a.m. Thunder is also possible. The chance of precipitation is 50 percent. Winds may gust up to 26 mph.

On Sunday, there is a chance of rain and snow before 1 p.m., then a slight chance of snow. The chance of precipitation is 50 percent. Winds may gust up to 29 mph.

Sunday night’s forecast is a slight (20 percent) chance of snow before 7 p.m. The low will be around 26 degrees.

Monday’s weather is back to mostly sunny skies, with a high of 54.

A 20 percent chance of rain is in Tuesday’s forecast, and Tuesday night, there is a 20 percent chance of rain and snow.

On Wednesday, the 20 percent chance of rain and snow continues, with a high near 51.

Thursday’s forecast is mostly sunny, with a high near 57.