TODAY: Storms this morning will end through 8AM. There still may be some lingering rain through 10AM east of HWY 54. We’ll be left with some dry time today. High temperatures will reach near 80. Sct’d storms again will be possible by early afternoon, moving in from southern Missouri and lifting to Columbia and Jefferson City by 3PM-4PM or so. All modes of severe weather will be possible with storms today.
TONIGHT: Storms will be likely be evening that could be strong to severe. Heavy rain will also pose a threat where flooding could be an issue. An additional 1″ to 2″ of rain is possible overnight. Lows overnight will fall to 60 with rain ongoing through Saturday morning.
EXTENDED: Showers and storms will be ongoing Saturday morning, gradually shifting east through the afternoon and ending in our eastern counties near I-44 by 5PM-7PM Saturday. Rainfall amounts of 1-3 inches total are possible from Thursday night through Saturday which could lead to local flooding. Highest rainfall amounts will be west of HWY 63. Highs will reach the mid to upper 70s Saturday. There is a Marginal Severe Threat for Saturday mainly east of HWY 63 for possible isolated storms with strong wind gusts and large hail. Newest data suggests we’ll dry out by Saturday evening leaving a pleasant end to the weekend with more sun, low humidity and highs in the low 70s Sunday. Next Monday looks dry and mild but storm chances return Tuesday. Please check for updates here and on ABC17 News.