Break out the umbrellas and rain gear because the next four days could be wet ones.
Starting Wednesday afternoon, several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected to move across the Kansas City area bringing as much as 4 inches of rain by Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill, Mo.
A few showers and possibly a thunderstorm were developing over eastern Kansas Wednesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
Although severe weather is not likely, brief heavy downpours and gusty winds are possible.
There’s a 75 percent chance of rain Wednesday in Kansas City.
Showers and storms are expected to remain in the forecast for the remainder of the week, with the chance for rain at 50 percent on Thursday and 45 percent for both Friday and Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.
The threat of severe weather is limited, but a stray severe storm cannot be ruled out for Thursday and Friday.
Temperatures are expected to fall below normal by Thursday, with highs reaching into the middle to upper 80s for the remainder of the week.
Robert A. Cronkleton, email@example.com