Isolated tornadoes are possible during Sunday’s threat of severe thunderstorms in the metro-east, according to the National Weather Service’s hazardous weather outlook.
The storms could hit St. Clair, Madison and Monroe counties Sunday afternoon and early evening. The threat is mainly for areas south of Interstate 70.
The National Weather Service also continued on Sunday to warn of heavy rainfall and possible flooding. There is a 100 percent chance of precipitation Sunday, and a flash flood watch remains in effect until Monday morning.
Areas within 50 miles north and south of the Interstate 70 corridor could see 3 to 7 inches of rain, according to the flood watch.
The National Weather Service predicts potentially strong to severe thunderstorms again Monday, mainly south and east of St. Louis, as a cold front pushes through. The chance of precipitation is 60 percent.
Sunday will see a high temperature near 81 and a low around 71. The high temperature for Independence Day will be near 83, with a low around 69.
For the detailed local forecast, click here.