TODAY: Wednesday will be the warmest day of the week with high temperatures in the upper 70s to near 80. It will be breezy with southerly winds at 15-20 mph gusting to 30 at times in the afternoon. A few clouds will move in late in the day with a slight chance of an evening t-storm, mainly south of I-70.
TONIGHT: Temperatures will be nearly 20 above average in the upper 50s, thanks to a warm front lifting overnight. A cold front will be moving in from the northwest, increasing rain and T-storm chances for Thursday morning.
EXTENDED: Early Thursday look for rain and t-storms for the morning commute along and north of I-70. T-storms are expected to redevelop later in the day on Thursday, south of I-70. There is a slight risk of severe storms Thursday afternoon-evening for areas mainly near HWY 50 and south near Lake of the Ozarks and areas near I-44. Large hail and damaging winds are the primary threats. Heaviest rainfall is looking near HWY 50, where 1-2" of rainfall isn't ruled out. Friday, morning rain will be end by noon leaving us with a cool end to the work week with high temperatures in the low 50s.Temperatures will climb to near 60 with mostly sunny skies Saturday and partly sunny skies Sunday with highs in the mid 60s. There is a slight chance of showers or t-storms Sunday evening and overnight. For additional weather updates follow @ABC17Stormtrack on Twitter.