WEDNESDAY: Plenty of sunshine is expected through the remainder of the day, with afternoon highs topping out near 50 degrees. While it is unseasonably warm for this time of year, the pleasant stretch of weather is quite nice considering the early start to the winter season we’ve seen. The breezy conditions stick around Wednesday, with winds out of the west up to 13 mph.
TONIGHT: Clouds will increase again tonight ahead of increasing rain chances into Thursday. A few spotty showers can’t be ruled out tonight, but the better chance of rain comes Friday. Temperatures will remain above freezing through the night with a low of 36 degrees.Winds will shift out of the southeast up to 8 mph.
EXTENDED: The rain becomes widespread as we head through the day Thursday, with a few rumbles of thunder possible. With the heaviest axis of rain looking to be near I-44, you’ll want to watch out for flooding in flood prone areas. While the threat is minimal, it does exist and could cause problems. If you are heading to the Kansas City Chiefs game tomorrow evening, it’ll be cool with scattered showers into the evening hours. Cold rain will spread into the region from the southwest for the late morning and early afternoon. With the rain expected to linger into Friday, a brief shot of wintry mix is possible as cooler air begins to filter in, but little to no impacts are expected. We dry out as we head into the weekend, with afternoon highs near 50 under plenty of sunshine. Stay with ABC 17 News as we continue to fine tune our tracks and forecasts.