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High fire danger today as temperatures rise and winds picks up

and last updated 2021-03-29 13:42:49-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — WEATHER HEADLINES

  • Get ready for strong winds up to 50 mph today which has increased our fire danger
  • Temperatures warm up into the 70s this afternoon; down to the 50s tomorrow
  • A freeze is possible on Thursday morning with lows in the upper 20s

KANSAS CITY'S MOST ACCURATE FORECAST

Monday: The wind will be very strong gusting up to 45-50 mph which has elevated our fire danger today. Red Flag Warnings are in place from 12pm-9pm. Staying sunny and very warm. Wind: S 25-50 mph. High: 75°

Tonight: Mostly clear to partly cloudy and winds gradually die down early Tuesday. Wind: S 15-25 mph. Low: 47°

Tuesday: Partly to mostly cloudy and much cooler as a cold front passes through. The winds are not as gusty. Wind: N 15-25 mph. High: 55°

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, staying cool & breezy. Wind: NW 15-25 Low: 34° High: 54°

Thursday: A freeze develops in the morning followed by a nice warm up by the afternoon. Wind: S-SE 10-15 mph. Low: 28° High: 59°

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