Metro-East News

Chance of rain, near record highs to start workweek

Dense fog could slow the Monday morning commute for metro-east residents.

But it -- along with the chance of showers -- will disappear around 10 a.m., giving way to mostly cloudy skies, according to the National Weather Service. The high temperature will be 69.

Skies will remain mostly cloudy overnight when the low will drop to 53.

A slight chance of showers is in the forecast for the early hours of Tuesday.

Skies will become mostly sunny for most of the day. But a 20 percent chance of showers remains a possibility. The high is expected to reach 79, which is one degree cooler than the record high of 80 for March 15 in the St. Louis metropolitan area. That was set it 1971.

Tuesday night, it will be mostly clear with a low of 44.

It will be partly sunny Tuesday with a high of 66.

Wednesday night, there is a 20 percent chance of showers with a low of 42 expected.

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