Today: Winds continue out of the southeast fueling above-average highs climbing to 90. Skies remain mostly clear becoming partly cloudy by the late afternoon hours.
Tonight: An approaching cold front out of the northwest will fuel late night showers and storms beginning at 8-9 pm tonight. The main threat for tonight's storms will be the possibility of damaging winds with brief downpours. Rainfall totals will approach 0.5" with some isolated areas seeing up to 1". Storms will lose energy throughout the overnight hours and become widespread showers.
Extended: The approaching cold front will exit mid-Missouri by noon tomorrow leading to clearing sky conditions and falling temperatures. mid-week highs will top out in the mid'70s with overnight lows dropping to the upper '40s. Skies will remain mostly clear heading into the weekend withs jumping into the lower '80s.