Cool and mostly sunny weather is in the forecast for the metro-east Tuesday.
The high temperature is expected to reach only 81 degrees, according to the National Weather Service, about 10 degrees cooler than the normal high temperature for late July in the St. Louis area.
Skies will be partly cloudy overnight with a low of 58 degrees.
On Wednesday, a slight chance of thunderstorms is a possibility with a high temperature of 83. The best chance of rain will come after 1 p.m. Otherwise, skies are expected to be mostly sunny. Overnight the low will be 60 under partly cloudy skies.
The forecast is similar for Thursday: Mostly sunny and 83 with a 20 percent chance of rain.