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Tracking weekend showers

Tonight: the light drizzle seen earlier Thursday begins to dissipate off to the east by 6 pm this afternoon revealing partly cloudy skies. Overnight lows cool to the lower 30s to kick off early morning showers. Winds remain out of the northwest at 5-10 mph adding a cool breeze.

Tomorrow: Skies become mostly sunny with cooler northwesterly flowing winds. Highs top out back into the lower 50s.

Extended: A low pressure system drives showers back through Central Missouri Saturday afternoon with heavy downpours expected into the overnight hours. Showers push out Sunday afternoon with areas seeing up to 1/2" in rainfall total. Conditions remain dry until Tuesday night where more rainfall is expected into Wednesday morning.

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Chance Gotsch

Chance Gotsch grew up just south of St. Louis and moved to Columbia to attend the University of Missouri to pursue a degree in Atmospheric Sciences.

His interest in weather begin as a child when he used to be afraid of storms. Years later, he purchased a weather forecasting book and weather station at his elementary Scholastic Book Fair. After reading into the hows and whys of atmospheric science, he quickly became interested and gained his new passion.

Chance joined the ABC17 Stormtrack Weather Team in February of 2021. He is currently the weekday Noon Meteorologist.


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