TODAY: Mostly sunny skies will greet everyone for the first part of the morning, but that will change by the afternoon. An approaching upper level disturbance will bring some clouds through the afternoon. Temperatures will warm to the mid 80s with an easterly wind of 5-8 mph. There will be a small thunderstorm chance for areas north of I-70 by evening, while most areas look to remain dry.
TONIGHT: Clouds will be increasing with overnight temperatures falling to the low 60s again. There will be a small isolated t-storm chance after 3AM for areas west of US 63 overnight. Rainfall amounts will be less than .10".
EXTENDED: At this time any rain is beneficial to the area and we look like we'll finally see some. The next measurable rain chance returns on Thursday evening. There is a Marginal Threat for severe weather with Thursday evening's storms. Rainfall amounts tomorrow will range from 0 to 0.25" in northeast Mid-Missouri, to 0.25" to 0.50" closer to HWY 65. There will be a slight storm chance in the morning, while is looks to increase in coverage for areas west of US 63 by evening. Spotty storms look possible again on Friday, while areas north of I-70 look to remain dry. This next front looks likely to stall for areas south of HWY 50 by weeks end. Saturday and Sunday will bring cooler temperatures and storm chances each day, where heavy rain and localized flooding looks possible. The expected rainfall will be very beneficial to the region and it's possible we could see 2" - 4" through the upcoming weekend. For additional weather updates follow @ABC17stormtrack on Twitter.