TODAY: It will be a pleasant morning with plenty of sun and high clouds with temperatures in the mid to low 60s. It will feel more like early July as temperatures climb into the upper 80s. It will be breezy with southerly winds at 10-20 mph gusting to 30 mph at times. The highest wind gusts likely will occur west of US 63.
TONIGHT: A pleasant, but breezy evening is in store. Temperatures will be warm through 7PM still in the low 80s. A south wind of 10-15, and increasing clouds will keep lows even warmer in the upper 60s tonight. There is a slight storm chance from 12AM through 3AM for Macon, Chariton, and Howard counties early Wednesday morning where up to 0.25″ is possible.
EXTENDED: Afternoon storms, some on the strong side are possible during the day on Wednesday. The rain and storm chance look to end east of US 63 by 7PM Wednesday night. The warm weather continues through Thursday with highs in the mid to upper 80s each day and muggy nights in the 60s. Thursday looks mainly dry and very warm with increasing storm chances in the evening. Periods of storms are expected Thursday night through Saturday. We’ll have to watch for the potential of a few strong or severe storms along with heavy rain. A preliminary look at rain through the end of the week indicates 1″ to 3″ possible by Saturday evening. Please check for updates here and on ABC17 News.