Comfortable, windy weather ahead today

Breezy conditions are in the forecast for today, with north northwest winds gusting up to 21 mph. (National Weather Service graphic)
The extended outlook for Oct. 3 to Oct. 9 calls for above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation. (National Weather Service graphic)

Today will see comfortable and fall-like weather, along with winds gusting up to 21 mph, according to the National Weather Service forecast.

Dry conditions will continue through the upcoming work week, with most daytime highs in the 70s, the weather service said. The exception will be Tuesday, when the high could reach 80.

Next weekend will see dry weather with temperatures in the high 70s, according to the weather service.

For the next several weeks, the region will have above normal temperatures and below average precipitation, the weather service said. That does not mean there won’t be any rain in the future weeks, but it means there will not be a lot of drought relief.

Today, it will be sunny, with a high near 75 and a north northwest wind of 5 to 11 mph, gusting as high as 21 mph, the weather service said.

Tonight, it will be clear, with a low of 50 and a north northwest wind of 6 mph becoming calm in the evening, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, it will be sunny, with a high near 80 and a calm wind becoming north northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon, the weather service said.

Tuesday night, it will be clear, with a low of 48 and an east wind of 7 mph, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, it will be sunny, with a high near 70 and an east wind of 5 to 9 mph, the weather service said.

Wednesday night, it will be clear, with a low of 46, according to the weather service.

Thursday, it will be sunny, with a high near 72, the weather service said.

Thursday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 50, according to the weather service.

Friday, it will be sunny, with a high near 76, the weather service said.

Friday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 50, according to the weather service.

Saturday, it will be sunny, with a high near 78, the weather service said.

Saturday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 52, according to the weather service.

Sunday, it will be sunny, with a high near 79, the weather service said.

Showers in today’s forecast

Off-and-on showers are expected Friday morning into Friday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service forecast.

From a tenth to a quarter-inch of rain is possible today, the weather service said.

Expect dry conditions for the rest of the weekend and next week, according to the weather service.

Saturday’s temperatures will be warmer, followed by cooler and drier conditions Sunday through the rest of the week, the weather service said.

Today, there is a 60 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11 a.m., the weather service said. It will be cloudy, then gradually mostly sunny, with a high near 68 and a south southeast wind of 8 to 10 mph, gusting as high as 20 mph. Between a tenth and quarter-inch of rain is possible.

Tonight, it will be partly cloudy, with a low of 55, according to the weather service. An east southeast wind of around 5 mph will become light and variable in the evening.

Saturday, it will be sunny, with a high near 85, the weather service said. A light west southwest wind will become northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds may gust as high as 20 mph.

Saturday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 59, according to the weather service. A west wind of around 5 mph will become calm in the evening.

Sunday, it will be sunny, with a high near 76, the weather service said. A north northwest wind of 6 to 13 mph will gust as high as 24 mph.

Sunday night, it will be clear, with a low of 49, according to the weather service.

Monday, it will be sunny, with a high near 73, the weather service said.

Monday night, it will be clear, with a low of 49, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, it will be sunny, with a high near 72, the weather service said.

Tuesday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 48, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, it will be sunny, with a high near 72, the weather service said.

Wednesday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 51, according to the weather service.

Thursday, it will be sunny, with a high near 76, the weather service said.

Showers in forecast for Thursday and Friday

National Weather Service graphic

Scattered showers are expected this morning, with another round expected late tonight into Friday, according to the National Weather Service forecast.

No hazardous weather is expected, the weather service said.

There will be cooler than normal temperatures today with rain mostly south of a Kansas City to Sedalia line, according to the weather service.

Today, there is a 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11 a.m., with a high near 64 and an east northeast wind of 7 to 9 mph, the weather service said.

Tonight, there is a 20 percent chance of showers after 1 a.m., with a low of 56 and an east northeast wind of 6 mph, according to the weather service.

Friday, there is a 70 percent chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 64 with a south southeast wind of 6 to 10 mph, gusting as high as 22 mph. Between a tenth and quarter-inch of rain is possible.

Friday night, the low will be around 55 with a southeast wind of 5 mph becoming calm in the evening, according to the weather service.

Saturday, it will be sunny, with a high near 84 and a calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning, the weather service said.

Saturday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 57, according to the weather service.

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

Sunday night, it will be clear, with a low of 49, according to the weather service.

Monday, it will be sunny, with a high near 75, the weather service said.

Monday night, it will be clear, with a low of 51, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, it will be sunny, with a high near 75, the weather service said.

Tuesday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 50, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, it will be sunny, with a high near 76, the weather service said.