TODAY: An approaching cold front is igniting strong thunderstorms this morning. Storms are capable of producing 40 mph winds, and heavy downpours. Storms will exit Mid Missouri this morning between 9 and 10AM. Redevelopment of storms along the front is likely later this afternoon, mainly after 5PM. Temperatures will reach the upper 80s this afternoon, and heat indices will reach 90-92F.
TONIGHT: As the front moves in tonight, a southwest wind will be shifting after the passage of the front. Strong to severe storms will be possible, capable of producing gusty winds and large hail, bringing up to 1" of rain overnight, before storms exit leaving mostly cloudy skies.
EXTENDED: Skies will be partly cloudy for our Tuesday. Still a slight chance for scattered showers on Tuesday. We'll stay in the upper 80s Tuesday afternoon. On Wednesday, a warm front will lift, and temperatures will reach the upper 80s, low 90s. The heat and humidity will persist through the end of the week. Another cold front will move in by Friday, helping temperatures cool in to the mid 80s by next weekend. For additional weather updates follow @ABC17Stormtrack.