A strong summer pattern of hot and humid conditions returns for the weekend. As a warm front works its way across the bi-state today, we’ll watch for occasional t’storms especially during the afternoon. Locations west of St. Louis (closer to the warm front) have a better chance to get occasionally wet through the day, though much of this Saturday is dry with added cloud cover in the mix of sunshine. With southerly flow in place, temps climb higher today into the low-mid 90s with heat indices nearing 100º. A better shot of rain arrives Sunday as the attending cold front sweeps through the region, providing scattered t’storms by Sunday afternoon. Again, it will be hot and humid with heat indices of 100º plus on Sunday. But not to fear… Cooler and drier air arrives next week with below average 80s through the work week.
-Anne Elise Parks, @anneeliseparks