A cold front sitting over the Missouri-Iowa border is forecast to slowly sink south into Mid-Missouri starting tonight.
A line of showers and thunderstorms will move into northern Mid-Missouri between 10 p.m. and midnight, bringing heavy rain through the overnight hours into the morning commute. Much of this first wave of rain will move southeast by late morning. Between 1″ to 2″ of rain is likely through Wednesday morning, with locally higher amounts possible through Wednesday night.
Another cluster of storms is expected to develop near the stalled front late Wednesday afternoon into the early evening. Some of these storms could be strong or severe. All of Mid-Missouri is in a marginal risk for severe storms Wednesday, meaning an isolated number of storms could bring damaging winds or large hail. The best chance for strong storms will be in southwest Missouri, where instability will be higher.
The front will move through completely by early Thursday morning, leaving us with cooler temperatures and less humidity heading into the weekend.
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