Metro-East News

Rain likely Thursday and Friday, snow possible Saturday

Rain is likely for the rest of the work week in the metro-east and snow is possible this weekend.

There is a slight chance of showers Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service. But the likelihood of wet weather will increase in the afternoon, reaching 60 percent by 4 p.m.

The high Thursday will be 46.

The chance of rain remains at 60 percent Thursday night when the low will be 41.

On Friday, there is a 60 percent chance of rain in the morning. During the afternoon the chance of precipitation drops to 30 percent. The high will be 53, about 16 degrees warmer than the average high for this time of year in the St. Louis metropolitan area, 37.

The chance of rain Friday night is 50 percent with a low of 40.

There is a 70 percent chance of rain Saturday with a high of 46. Winds will gust at up to 24 mph.

Rain could turn to snow during the evening with the temperature dropping to 21.

On Sunday, there is a 30 percent chance of snow in the morning with a high of 24. Skies will clear up Sunday night. But the temperature will plunge to 14.

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