The warmer temperatures won’t be staying with us, and strong to severe storms are also possible for tonight and Saturday. After another warmer day today showers and thunderstorms are forecast for our area for tonight with a 90% chance of rain and a low of 59. The National Weather Service in St. Louis says that a few strong to severe thunderstorms will move into the area tonight. The NWS says damaging winds will be the primary threat, with large hail and tornadoes also possible.
Then, more strong to severe storms are possible for Saturday afternoon, with Saturday being a greater threat of severe storms over our area. Saturday we have a chance of showers and storms in the afternoon with a high of 70. The NWS says that strong to severe storms are possible for Saturday afternoon over the area.
As of this time, our area is under the “marginal” category for severe storms for today and “slight” for severe storms on Saturday.