5 nice days down, 3 more to go! Another great evening across the Ozarks with temperatures continuing to fall into the mid to upper 50s overnight tonight into Friday morning. Bright skies and comfortably warm temperatures can be expected throughout the day Friday.
The weekend rolls around and we’ll see highs near 90 degrees Saturday as high pressure in the west begins to shift eastward. Skies will still remain sunny and dry with low humidity on Saturday. Sunday will see some humidity return to the area and temperatures will reach the low 90s Sunday.
We could use some rain. Most of the area has gone at least 17 straight days without measurable rainfall. Springfield will likely see that streak extended to at least 20 days, the longest dry streak since September of 2017.
Speaking of rain, there is a chance for showers and storms returning to the area Monday as an upper-level storm spins into the area. This system will do its best to break through the brief heat dome knocking a few degrees off afternoon highs. This system will move out Tuesday with a front slipping into the area Wednesday into Thursday. A chance for showers and thunderstorms will remain in the forecast through Thursday. Temperatures and humidity levels will hold onto a summer feel through the period.