Metro-East News

Metro-east will get short reprieve from rain on Friday

The metro-east is expected to get a break from wet weather during the day Friday,

But the reprieve will be short-lived. According to the National Weather Service, rain is likely through the rest of the weekend in the St. Louis metropolitan area.

The high Friday will be 63 under mostly sunny skies with breezes from 6-10 mph.

During the evening, showers are likely to move into the area with a 60 percent chance of rain. The low will be 53.

There is a 70 percent chance of rain during the day Saturday when the high will be 69. The most likely time for rain is in the afternoon.

Saturday night, there is an 80 percent chance of showers with a low of 56.

There is a 50 percent chance of rain Sunday with a high of 71.

Sunday night, there is a 60 percent chance of rain with a low of 55 expected.

The extended forecast calls for unseasonably warm weather to start the next work week.

There is a 30 percent chance of rain early Monday with a high of 73. On Tuesday it will be sunny with a high of 76.

Click here for the detailed local forecast.