TONIGHT: Skies will remain mostly cloudy and winds shift out of the northwest overnight. Winds will be breezy once again with sustained winds up to 18 mph and gusts up 23 mph. This will cool us down into the upper 20s with wind chill values in the upper teens by morning.
FRIDAY: It will be much colder with highs in the mid 30s with wind chills in the 20s. Skies will gradually break up to partly cloudy skies by late afternoon with west to northwest winds at 15 mph, gusting to 25 mph. Winds will slowly diminish through the evening.
EXTENDED: The cold Canadian air continues to filter into Mid-Missouri as we head into the weekend, bringing many locations the coldest air of the season. High temperatures will only reach the freezing mark Saturday, dropping to near 20 overnight. Sunshine returns Sunday and it will be warmer with highs in the low 40s. More unsettled weather is possible by Monday with a chance of rain early in the day as another surge of cold air arrives for the start of 2019. We’ll reach the low 40s Monday but will bitterly cold for New Year’s Day with high temperatures only reaching the mid 20s. Wind chills will start off in the single digits Tuesday morning and stay in the teens in the afternoon as the cold breeze continues. Temperatures will slowly warm as we head through next week. Watch ABC 17 News for the latest on the upcoming changes and check back here for updates.