Nationally- above-average temperatures are forecast across the southern 2/3 of America.
Precipitation-wise- above-average totals are possible from the Pacific Northwest into the northern Rockies.
Below-average precipitation is forecast across the southern third of the country.
In Metro and MetroRegion Kansas City- an about 40% chance of above-average temperatures are indicated.
Precipitation amounts will be around the average of 1.6-inches.
In the near term- a warmer today and a warmer-still Sunday will dive south by Tuesday when an Arctic airmass northwest of us now shifts south.
Thus far- some precip- possibly frozen- is possible by Tuesday/Wednesday- but no dangerous conditions are expected in the MetroRegion as Saturday morning's weather forecast models.
The really-wet weather looks at this time to stay at least a couple of hundred miles south to east of us.