Metro-East News

Flooding remains a threat despite sunshine in the forecast

News-Democrat

Much of the metro-east remains until a flood warning until 9 a.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service in St. Louis.

A flood warning continues for the Mississippi River at St. Louis until further notice. At 10:30 p.m. Sunday, the stage was 33.1 feet. Flood stage is 30 feet. The river is forecast to crest near 40.1 feet by early Wednesday morning.

The forecast for the metro-east from the National Weather Service:

Today ... Isolated showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Tonight ... Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 47. West wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

Tuesday ... Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

Tuesday Night ... A 30 percent chance of showers after 1 a.m. Increasing clouds, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Wednesday ... Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 58. East wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.

Wednesday Night ... Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.

Thursday ... A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.

Thursday Night ... Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

Friday ... Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

Friday Night ... Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

Saturday ... Sunny, with a high near 70.

Saturday Night ... Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Sunday ... Sunny, with a high near 70.

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