Chance of rain in today’s forecast

National Weather Service graphic
National Weather Service graphic

Monday’s forecast includes a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

The high will be near 85. The rain is most likely after 3 p.m. today, according to the National Weather Service.

There is a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms today, which increases to 40 percent tonight.

The chance of severe weather today is possible to the south of the Kansas City area, south of Desoto.