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Light snow possible ThursdayNational Weather Service graphic
Light snow possible Thursday
After storms and rain Wednesday night, Thursday brings high winds and a chance of snow and rain, according to the National Weather Service.
It was raining at 9:50 a.m. Thursday in Wyandotte County. There is an 80 percent chance of precipitation Thursday, according to the weather service. A wind advisory is in effect from 10 a.m. Thursday to 9 p.m. Thursday.
A cold front will move into the area later this morning, causing northerly winds to blow into the area at 30 to 40 mph with gusts perhaps reaching 50 mph at times, the weather service said. At the same time, there is the possibility of moderate to heavy snow in some areas, causing visibility and travel concerns, the weather service said.
Rain and snow are possible before 3 p.m., then a slight chance of rain between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. If there is any snow, it is likely to be less than one inch, according to the weather service.
Temperatures were 44 degrees at 9 a.m. Thursday. A radar map at 9:30 a.m. showed clouds to the west of the Kansas City area, moving in a direction toward Wyandotte County and a little to the north of the Kansas City area.
The weather service predicts temperatures at noon will be 39 degrees; 3 p.m., 40 degrees, 6 p.m., 39 degrees; 9 p.m., 37 degrees, midnight, 36 degrees; and 3 a.m., 33 degrees. Precipitation should be ending before 6 p.m., according to the forecast.
Winds will be from the south at 18 to 23 mph, then change to west southwest 26 to 31 mph in the afternoon. Winds may gust as high as 50 mph.
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