Temperatures in the 70s this weekend

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weather-4-7Mostly sunny skies and normal to above average temperatures will be more than welcome this weekend after a long rainy pattern the last couple weeks. Temperatures this weekend will reach into the mid to upper 70s with chance of late afternoon to early evening thunderstorms forming mainly east and south of the KC metro area. The beginning of the work week will cool off some, but still around the average for early April with plenty of sunshine to go around. Here’s the 7-day forecast from the National Weather Service:

Today: Areas of frost before 8 a.m. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 63. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind 9 to 13 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South southwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 a.m. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 67.

Wednesday Night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68.