THIS AFTERNOON: We’re finally beginning to break into the mid-40s across Mid-Missouri– Unfortunately, we’re still seeing cloud cover locked into place across much of the region. Some of our southwestern counties have a better chance of seeing some sunshine poke through, but for the most part we hang on to the gray look. Temperatures will top out near 46, then slowly drop into the evening. Some light showers are possible in the southeastern-quarter of the viewing area this evening. Tracking the more significant rainfall arriving Friday night.
TONIGHT: Overnight lows drop into the mid 30s overnight as heavy cloud coverage and southerly flow continues. Light showers are possible through the night with patchy fog. Winds shift out of the northeast up to 6 mph by morning.
EXTENDED: The warming trend continues as we head through the rest of the week, with the end of November to be seasonal and rainy. We touch close to 50 degrees by Friday, with widespread rain arriving by the evening hours. This comes as another low pressure system tracks in from the southwest which will bring breezy winds and heavy rainfall into Saturday morning. Isolated thunderstorms can’t be ruled out, but for the most part moderate to heavy rain showers will be our only threat. As the system tracks off to the northeast, we’ll see colder air filter in by Sunday morning. This could lead to some spot snow showers north of Hwy 36, but most areas will remain dry. As we head through the first full week of December, temperatures will return to winter standards with a chance for a wintry mix arriving as early as Monday. Stay with ABC 17 News as we continue to track the latest details on the changing conditions.