FORECAST: Cold front bring chilly temps, potential for wintry mix Thursday night

Published: Mar. 16, 2023 at 2:42 PM CDT|Updated: Mar. 16, 2023 at 10:19 PM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - A strong cold front is pushing through the area this afternoon sending temperatures that were in the 50s and 60s earlier today down into the 30s this evening.

KCTV5 weather update

WATCH LIVE: As winter weather hits the Kansas City area, Thursday night, KCTV5 Meteorologist Alena Lee brings you the latest weather updates. Weather Blog:

Posted by KCTV5 News Kansas City on Thursday, March 16, 2023

Rain will make a transition to a wintry mix and could make a full changeover to snow tonight. Minor accumulations of snow are still expected but don’t be surprised to see a light coating on grassy and elevated surfaces.

Temperatures will continue to take a deep dive into the 20s by daybreak on Monday with clouds eventually clearing out. St. Patrick’s Day is looking breezy and much cooler with highs barely near 40 degrees.

A small disturbance from the north may pass over our area bringing a small chance few a few flurries or sprinkles Friday afternoon and evening.

No accumulation is expected with this round of precipitation.

The weekend looks dry but cold as temperatures get stuck near freezing Saturday and highs barely reach 40 on Sunday.