Unsettled pattern kicks off with shower chances tonight —
A low-pressure and associated cold front is sitting just to our northwest this morning. Sitting in the warm sector, temperatures are starting out warm in the 60’s under mostly cloudy skies.
The main low exits northeast this morning with little in the way of rain for the Ozarks.
Expect mostly cloudy skies today with steady, warm southerly winds. Highs will be warm and above average in the middle and upper 70’s.
By tonight, our first wave of showers/ thunder moves through. Expect some spotty rain and lows around 60 degrees.
Tomorrow we set up a pattern that leaves the Gulf of Mexico open and the jet stream overhead rolling disturbances over the Ozarks. This will leave us with spotty showers/ thunder on Tuesday and Wednesday with highs near 70 degrees. Neither day will be a washout, no severe weather is expected.
Thursday the deepening cut-off low that has been keeping us unsettled finally exits Texas and passes to our south. Scattered showers/ thunder will be possible again Thursday, especially south of Springfield.
All in all, rain totals will be light this week, total rain about 0.5″.
Once the storm passes, high-pressure returns with sunshine on Friday. Highs stay warm in the low to middle 70’s.
Another front passes this weekend, but for now, it looks like we’ll stay dry with mostly sunny skies and upper 70’s both Saturday and Sunday.