TODAY: After a cool morning, sunshine will boost temperatures to near 70 this afternoon with northerly winds at 6-12 mph.
TONIGHT: It will be clear with light north winds becoming clam by midnight and shifting bringing a more south/southwest wind overnight through early Friday morning. Temperatures will fall to the mid 40s overnight, slightly below the average low of 50 for May 5.
EXTENDED: Winds will shift to the west/southwest Friday. We'll have plenty of sun on Friday which will help temperatures warm to 81 on Friday afternoon. Tranquil weather lasts through Saturday morning with temperatures warming into the low 80s Saturday. There is a small rain chance in the morning by 9AM for areas north of I-70. Most areas will stay dry on Saturday. There is a chance of t-storms Saturday evening and overnight mainly north of I-70 which could linger into Sunday morning. A strong thunderstorm or two can't be ruled out on Saturday evening. Storm chances increase Sunday evening and overnight for most of Mid-Missouri. Periods of showers and t-storms will continue through next Wednesday with high temperatures in the 70s. For additional weather updates follow @ABC17Stormtrack on Twitter.