Jan 09, 2020 4:19 PM

Windy today with temps near 60

Posted Jan 09, 2020 4:19 PM

A winter storm is likely this weekend and will bring with it a multitude of hazards. From Friday night through Saturday evening, freezing rain amounts could be as high as a couple tenths of an inch. The freezing rain is expected to change to snow from north to south late Friday night into Saturday with the heaviest snow amounts through Sunday morning in northeastern Missouri. Here’s the 7-day forecast from the National Weather Service:

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 17 to 22 mph becoming west northwest 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.

Tonight: A slight chance of showers after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 34. West northwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Friday: Rain showers before 3pm, then rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 3pm and 5pm, then snow showers, possibly mixed with sleet after 5pm. High near 36. North northeast wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.

Friday Night: Rain showers and snow showers, possibly mixed with freezing rain before 7pm, then snow showers, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 7pm and midnight, then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Low around 16. North wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Saturday: A chance of snow. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 25. North wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 36.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 44.

Monday Night: A chance of rain after midnight, mixing with snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.

Wednesday: A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

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Jan 09, 2020 4:19 PM
Sunny and breezy with temps near 50

Unseasonably warm temperatures will continue today and Wednesday with highs in the lower to middle 50s. Winds will be on the increase both days with westerly winds of 10-20 mph today and southeasterly at 20-30 mph. The gusty winds on Wednesday could lead to elevated fire danger and burning should be delayed until winds diminish. Here’s the 7-day forecast from the National Weather Service:

Today: Sunny, with a high near 48. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 50. East southeast wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Wednesday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 42. Southeast wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Thursday: A chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Thursday Night: A chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Friday: Rain likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday Night: Rain, snow, and freezing rain likely before 11pm, then snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 11pm and 1am, then a chance of snow after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday: A chance of snow before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43.