Weather in Saint-Louis: possible thunderstorms Wednesday, showers Thursday
Stormy weather for Wednesday. Showers are expected to persist through Thursday.
ST. LOUIS – An area of low pressure turns just to our southwest and triggers showers and storms.
Showers and thunderstorms will continue intermittently through Wednesday and Thursday and some of the storms that form Wednesday could reach severe criteria. The threat of severe weather is low, but a threat nonetheless. The main risks will be damaging winds over 60 mph and quarter-size hail with a possible tornado, mostly on the Illinois side of the river.
The time of the worst weather will be from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
The charts below show the storm’s forecast progress during those hours, which could impact the evening track.
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After Wednesday evening, the chance of severe weather will lessen, but rain and thunder will continue intermittently through Thursday.
As the system moves away from us on Friday, the clouds will be slow to clear and there could still be a few showers in the morning with mostly cloudy skies.
The weekend gets hotter and wetter with highs climbing to near 90 degrees by Sunday. Dry weather will continue through Memorial Day with lower 90s expected.
The forecast for the rest of the country for Memorial Day is dry, but also warm. In fact, high temperatures will reach the 90s to near 100s in parts of Texas where the fire danger is high. Most of the central plains are expected to remain dry, with rains confined to the northern states. Fair and dry along the east coast and comfortable and dry along the west coast.