TONIGHT: Another round of strong to severe storms is expected to develop from the northwest and move across Mid-Missouri tonight into Saturday morning. A Slight Risk for severe weather is in effect for areas north of I-44. Storms will move in 11 PM to midnight near HWY 36 and spread to the southeast overnight. Damaging winds of 58 mph or greater are the main threat with large hail also possible with these overnight storms.
SATURDAY : After morning storms push to the south, Saturday will be partly cloudy, hot & humid with highs in the low 90s and heat indices over 100 in the afternoon. Heat indices could climb as high as 107 in our western counties Saturday. There is a Heat Advisory for Benton, Camden, Cooper, Miller, Morgan, Pettis and Saline counties 12PM to 7 PM due to highest heat indices of up to 107. Storms will increase Saturday evening north of I-70 ahead of a cold front and will spread south through the night. Storms will move through from 7 PM in our far northern counties to 2 AM near I-44. Areas along and north of I-70 are in an Enhanced Risk for severe weather. These overnight storms could be severe with damaging wind and large hail the primary threats.
EXTENDED: Rain ends Sunday morning as the cold front moves south and cooler, less humid air moves in. High temperatures will stay in the low-mid 80s Sunday afternoon under partly cloudy skies and a northwesterly breeze up to 12 mph. Dry weather will continue for the start of next work week with highs in the low 80s Monday, climbing to the upper 80s Tuesday and Wednesday with a chance of storms returning Tuesday night and Wednesday. For additional weather updates follow us @ABC17Stormtrack on Twitter and like us on Facebook.