Looking back –
Overnight lows varied from a state low of 25-degrees in Cape Girardeau, to 37-degrees at the Lake of the Ozarks.
Afternoon highs were above normal by at least ten degrees across the state. Temperatures ranged 66-degrees at several reporting stations to the state high of 70-degrees at the Lake of the Ozarks and St. Louis.
A cool start to the day as you send the kids off to school this morning. Temperatures will warm back up today as we will be back above normal as temperatures around the area will approach the 70-degree mark. Some locations may even make it into the lower to mid-70s.
I’m tracking a winter storm that will be traveling though the Dakotas and into the Great Lakes the latter part of the week. I look for it to move out of the northern Rockies during the day on Thursday and into western portion of the Great Plains.
Look for temperatures on Friday to be ten to fifteen degrees cooler than Thursday, and that high temperature may be before the noon hour depending on the arrival of the cold front associated with the area of low pressures.
One thing is for certain, we will begin to see stronger winds overnight in Wednesday into Thursday.
Associated with this disturbance will be a brief chance for showers. Look for that chance to move through overnight Thursday into Friday morning. Right now it looks as if those showers will be out of the area by Friday afternoon.
Saturday and Sunday we’ll see temperatures that will struggle to get out of the upper 40s. and overnight lows on Friday will be in the mid-30s and sub-freezing temperatures are in store for Saturday and Sunday night.
Temperatures will begin to Warm back up beginning on Monday.
Here’s your Quickcast –
Tonight – Mostly clear skies, light southerly winds. Lows in the mid-40s.
Wednesday – Mostly sunny. Southerly winds of 5 to 10 m.p.h. Highs in the mid-70s.
Wednesday night – Partly cloudy skies, increasing winds and lows in the mid-50s.
Thursday – Partly cloudy skies. Strong southerly winds of 15 to 25 m.p.h. with gusts to 30 m.p.h. Highs in the mid-70s.
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