Metro-East News

Sunny skies on tap, but cooler temperatures, too.

Sunny skies are expected across the metro-east Wednesday.

But the temperature will be much below normal with a high of only 58. It will seem even cooler because of wind gusts up to 22 mph, according to the National Weather Service.

The average high for April 22 in the St. Louis area is 70 degrees.

Overnight the low will drop to 37 under mostly clear skies.

The high will rebound to 62 Thursday, with sunny skies in the forecast. A few clouds will move in overnight when the low will drop to 43.

There is a 40 percent chance of showers expected during the day Friday, when the high will be 61. The best chance of rain will come after 1 p.m.

Thunderstorms are likely Friday night when the low will be 50.

More detailed weather information here