Friday will start off cloudy. But skies will clear throughout the day in anticipation of a nice weekend.
By the afternoon, skies will become mostly sunny with a high of 48, according to the National Weather Service.
Friday night, the low will drop to 38 and it will be partly cloudy.
Skies will be sunny with a high of 56 Saturday. That’s five degrees warmer than the average high of 51 for March 5 in the St. Louis metropolitan area.
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It will be partly cloudy Saturday night with a low of 33.
On Sunday, the high will be 62 with mostly sunny skies.
There is a 20 percent chance of showers Sunday night, when the low will be 45.
The warming trend will continue into the workweek with a high of 69 expected on Monday and Tuesday. But significant amounts of rain are likely on both days.