Metro-East News

Warmer weather Tuesday, rain arrives late Wednesday

It will be a little bit warmer in the metro-east Tuesday than it was Monday.

The high will reach 44 under sunny skies, according to the National Weather Service. That’s seven degrees warmer than Monday when the high was 37. It’s six degrees warmer than the average high for this time of year in the St. Louis area, 38.

Tuesday night, skies will become partly cloudy and the low will drop to 28.

Skies will become mostly cloudy Wednesday when the high will be 43.

Wednesday night, a 30 percent chance of rain is in the forecast with the most likely time for wet weather coming around midnight. The low will be 34.

The chance of rain will increase to 70 percent Thursday when the high will be 44.

Thursday night the low will be 39 and the chance of rain will remain at 70 percent.

There is a 40 percent chance of rain Friday with a high of 50, a 20 percent chance Friday night when the low will be 37 and a 30 percent chance of rain turning to light snow Saturday.

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