Two rounds of storms are expected to sweep across the Kansas City area Wednesday, bringing the possibility of severe storms in the afternoon and evening.
Showers and thunderstorms will like develop early in the morning. The storms are not expected to become severe. The storms will weaken through the late morning.
The storms are expected to redevelop mid-afternoon and into the evening. These storms could become severe, bringing the risk of 1-to-2-inches-in-diameter hail, damaging winds and heavy rains. Dangerous cloud-to-ground lightning will be possible.
Although the threat is lower, isolated tornadoes are possible primarily east of Interstate 35 and north of U.S. 36, which is north and east of the Kansas City area.
The storm activity should taper off around 10 p.m. for most of the Kansas City area.
Thursday’s weather is expected to be cooler and drier.