Tuesday, August 17 Overnight Forecast

Weather

Patchy clouds came with pockets of showers and thunderstorms Tuesday. It’s a pattern that we’ll find throughout the rest of the week and most of the upcoming weekend.

Lingering troughiness will keep skies mostly cloudy over much of the area Wednesday. There will also be a risk for showers and a few thunderstorms at times, especially during the afternoon. Highs will be in the 80s.

The troughiness will lift out by Thursday, but a soupy air mass will remain. This will keep the pattern rather cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms at times into the weekend. Locally heavy rainfall is possible. The afternoon heat will be tempered by widespread clouds and scattered showers, keeping afternoon highs in the mid to upper 80s through Saturday.

A summer ridge will strengthen over the Southern Plains by Sunday. There will still be some spotty shower and thunderstorm activity, but it may not be as widespread as in previous days. Temperatures also look a little hotter with more areas with highs near 90°.

The summer ridge will settle in for the first half of next week. This will keep rain chances to a minimum and skies mostly sunny. It will also bring highs in the mid-90s back to the Ozarks. The heatwave looks like it will be short-lived with another trough sliding into the Eastern U.S. by the end of next week. Some rain will come with the pattern change along with cooler temperatures.

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Clear

Springfield Mo

77°F Clear Feels like 77°
Wind
6 mph NE
Humidity
62%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Mainly clear. Low 65F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
65°F Mainly clear. Low 65F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
Wind
9 mph NE
Precip
0%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Gibbous
Partly Cloudy

Branson

82°F Partly Cloudy Feels like 86°
Wind
6 mph E
Humidity
59%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Mostly clear. Low 68F. Winds light and variable.
68°F Mostly clear. Low 68F. Winds light and variable.
Wind
5 mph ENE
Precip
9%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Gibbous
Fair

Harrison

78°F Fair Feels like 82°
Wind
5 mph ESE
Humidity
67%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Partly cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 67F. Winds light and variable.
67°F Partly cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 67F. Winds light and variable.
Wind
6 mph ENE
Precip
15%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Gibbous
Clear

Rolla

76°F Clear Feels like 76°
Wind
3 mph ESE
Humidity
73%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Mainly clear skies. Low near 65F. Winds light and variable.
65°F Mainly clear skies. Low near 65F. Winds light and variable.
Wind
3 mph ENE
Precip
12%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Gibbous
Clear

West Plains

76°F Clear Feels like 76°
Wind
5 mph E
Humidity
74%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Partly cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 68F. Winds light and variable.
68°F Partly cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 68F. Winds light and variable.
Wind
4 mph NE
Precip
24%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Gibbous

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