Temperatures won’t be quite as warm Monday as metro-east residents enjoyed over the weekend.
But the high of 53 predicted by the National Weather Service will still be 13 degrees warmer than the normal high of 40 for the beginning of February in the St. Louis metropolitan area.
On Sunday, the high of 68 set a record. It smashed the previous mark of 59 set in 1970.
Skies will be mostly sunny Monday with a light breeze from the east.
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Overnight, clouds will move into the area with a 30 percent chance of rain and a low of 44.
Temperatures will rebound Tuesday, giving the area a chance to set another record.
The high is expected to reach 66 with a 70 percent chance of rain and wind gusts up to 31 mph. The record high of 60 for Feb. 2 in this area was set in 2003.
Tuesday night, the low will be 37 with a 20 percent chance of rain.
The streak of warmer-than-usual weather will come to an end Wednesday when the high will be 41 under mostly cloudy skies.
It will be partly cloudy with a low of 23 Wednesday night.
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