TODAY: Skies will be partly to mostly cloudy this morning, followed by rain starting up in west Mid Missouri counties mainly after 7AM. A few linger showers are expected through noon, mainly north of I-70. Temperatures will be in the upper 60s today with a light south wind.
TONIGHT: Clouds will stick around this evening, making it difficult to view the partial solar eclipse. Areas north of HWY 36 will have the best chance to view it between 6 and 6:30PM. Clouds should clear late after midnight, and temperatures will fall into the upper 40s again.
EXTENDED: Sunshine returns for Friday, and temperatures climb into the mid 70s. We'll be dry and sunny for the upcoming weekend as high pressure builds over the region Saturday-Sunday. Afternoon highs will reach the mid 70s Saturday and upper 70s Sunday. The warm weather sticks around Monday with increasing clouds. Showers and t-storms will develop Monday evening and overnight as a cold front moves through leaving us with much cooler weather next Tuesday with a few storms early and a high temperature in the low 60s. For additional weather updates follow @ABC17Stormtrack.