Things are going to heat back up in the metro-east Friday, and rain might not be far behind.
After several days of cooler-than-usual temperatures, the high Friday is expected to reach 89 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. That's the average high temperature for the middle of August in the St. Louis metropolitan area.
Skies will be partly sunny in the early part of the day but clouds are expected to move in during the afternoon. There is a 10 percent chance of rain late in the day, and the low overnight will drop to 69.
On Saturday, clouds will be variable throughout the day with a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms. There is a slight chance that storms could be severe. The high temperature is expected to reach 88 with an overnight low of 69.
There is an 80 percent chance of thunderstorms Sunday, with a high of 88.