Better keep those umbrellas and raincoats handy — the Kansas City area is likely to see rain on most days this week.
Several rounds of thunderstorms are possible this week, with parts of northeastern Kansas and northwestern Missouri possibly seeing several inches of rainfall through the later half of the week, according to the National Weather Service.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop late Monday afternoon and into the overnight hours over northeast Kansas and northwest Missouri.
There’s a slight chance that some of the storms might be severe, including in the Kansas City area. Large hail and damaging winds are the primary hazards, according to the National Weather Service.
Highs on Monday are expected to reach near 80 degrees.
Tuesday is expected to be mostly sunny, with highs in the lower 80s.
Another round of thunderstorms, however, is possible Wednesday and Thursday. These storms could bring heavy rain over northeastern Kansas and northwestern Missouri. Between 2 to 3 inches of rain is possible across extreme northwest Missouri by Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service.
Highs Wednesday and Thursday will be in the lower to upper 70s.
Showers and thunderstorms are also likely on Friday and Saturday. Highs are expected to be in the middle 70s. There a chance for thunderstorms on Sunday, with highs in the middle 70s, according to the National Weather Service.
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