Storms and then cooler temperatures are on the way for the area. Showers and thunderstorms are likely for this afternoon, as we’ll see a high temp today in the lower 70s. The National Weather Service in St. Louis says some of the storms may be strong to severe with damaging winds as the main threat. Showers and storms will stay with us overnight with a low tonight of 53. Then, for Friday we’ll see sunshine but a bit cooler temps with a high of 62 and we’ll just be in the mid 50s for a high over the weekend and into the start of the next week.