Strong Thunderstorms in parts of Metro Area

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(KTVI) – A band of strong thunderstorms is along a cold front well south of St. Louis. At 3:30pm the front stretches from near Salem, MO. up through Ste. Genevieve to near Salem, IL.

Thunderstorms with heavy downpours and gusty winds will be possible along and south of the front through this evening. Only a very small chance for a brief shower exists in the Metro St. Louis through this evening as temperatures fall through the 80s.

Storm chances will ramp up again late Sunday into early next week.