Metro-East News

Sunny and cool weather Thursday; warmer by the weekend

Sun and cooler than usual temperatures are expected across the metro-east Thursday.

But the temperature will rise this weekend.

Skies will be mostly sunny with a high of 69 Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.

That’s about three degrees cooler than the normal high temperature for the end of April in the St. Louis area, 72.

Overnight the low will drop to 43 under mostly clear skies.

On Friday, things will warm up a little bit with a high of 70 under sunny skies. The low will be 49 overnight with partly cloudy skies.

Mostly sunny skies and a high of 75 are expected Saturday. Overnight, there is a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms with a low of 55.

On Sunday the high will reach 78 under mostly sunny skies. Overnight it will be partly cloudy with a low of 59.

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