TODAY: It’s another warm day across Mid-Missouri as temperatures are already climbing into the upper 70s as we approach noon. Storms have held off this morning, with the activity likely to start arriving as we head into the late afternoon hours. While there is a slight risk of severe weather today, initial storms won’t be severe. The strong to severe storms will hold off until evening, as the cold front starts having more of a role in storm development. It looks warm as temperatures reach the low 80s again today.
TONIGHT: Storms will be increasing tonight from northern Missouri. It looks dry for the evening commute, while there is a risk for severe weather starting up after 8PM through 5AM Thursday morning. Areas north of I-70 are under a Slight Risk for damaging wind and large hail. Heavy rain is also possible overnight through Thursday morning. Temperatures overnight stay well above normal again in the mid 60s with a southwest wind of 5-10 mph.
EXTENDED: There will be a good chunk of dry time during the day on Thursday. South of I-70 there is a Slight Risk for damaging wind and large hail. Newest timing is from 5PM-10PM. Rain amounts look to range from 0.50″ in northeast Mid-Missouri to up to 1.50″ in southwest Mid-Missouri. Rain will likely move out by early Friday morning near I-44, leaving us dry as we head into the weekend. It will be less humid heading into the weekend. High temperatures will stay in the low 70s Thursday and Friday, warming into the upper 70s to near 80 this weekend with a warm, dry Mother’s Day. Please check back for updates and follow ABC17Stormtrack on Twitter and ABC17News on Facebook for updates as well.