TONIGHT: Temperatures will fall to the low-to-mid 20s by morning with wind chills in the lower teens as northwesterly winds continue to be gusty overnight. Skies will remain mostly cloudy.
THURSDAY: Some light snow mixed with sleet and freezing rain will spread in from the southwest affecting the Lake of the Ozarks during the morning. This will change to all snow, spreading north to HWY 50 through the afternoon, ending during the evening. Flurries are possible near I-70 but no accumulation is expected from I-70 northward. Highs will stay in the upper 20s Thursday with northwesterly winds 15 mph gusting to 25 mph at times, bringing wind chills down into the teens.
EXTENDED: More light snow will move near an south of I-70 early Friday, ending by afternoon. Areas south of I-70 have the best chance of accumulations with a dusting near I-70 and up to 3 inches near the Lake of the Ozarks. Temperatures will stay cold with daytime highs in the 20s and nights in the teens through the weekend. Light snow is possible again on Sunday with minor accumulations. Arctic air sticks around for the first half of next week.