TODAY: It will be a dry and warmer day with high temperatures climbing into the upper 70s to near 80 under a mix of sun and clouds. Clouds will increase from the west by the afternoon hours causing for mostly cloudy skies. A south wind will increase to 10 mph in the afternoon. You’ll feel a slight noticeable increase in humidity as dew points climb into the mid 50s.
TONIGHT: Southerly winds keep us warm tonight, as temperatures only bottom out in the lower 60s under partly cloudy skies. Winds tonight will be light out of the south under 10 mph. Conditions will remain dry as a cold front stalls to our north.
EXTENDED: Wednesday looks dry and warm with high temperatures reaching the low to mid 80s as southerly winds increase to 15 mph, gusting to 25 mph at times. Most if not all of Wednesday will stay rain free, but there is a chance we could see some storms arrive after 9 pm in northwest Mid-Missouri. There is a Marginal Severe Threat Wednesday night for the potential of isolated storms with damaging wind or quarter size hail . As the cold front moves south, showers could linger south of I-70 into early Thursday morning. It will be cooler Thursday with high temperatures in the upper 60s. A strong storm system will track to our south Friday night through Sunday and will bring periods of rain to Mid-Missouri. Heavy rain is possible and we’ll need to monitor for possible flooding this upcoming weekend. Please check back for updates and follow ABC17Stormtrack on Twitter and ABC17News on Facebook for updates as well.