Next weather system brings widespread rain to start the work week

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ST. LOUIS – A few rounds of precipitation are possible for the upcoming week.

Expect widespread rain to begin building northeast into the region Sunday night and continue into Monday morning, making for a soggy commute to start the work week. With temperatures forecast above freezing, precipitation should stay liquid for St. Louis. Our far northern counties will need watching, but for now, the accumulating snow looks to stay north of the Fox 2 viewing area.

Areas of rain will continue for much of the day, tapering off late afternoon and evening. Rain amounts look to the in the 0.5″ to “1.5” rain with locally higher amounts possible. Monday evening, snow will continue across northeastern Missouri into central Illinois, and some of this may clip our far northern counties, but accumulations are still not looking likely.

After a break on Tuesday, we are watching the potential for some snow showers on Wednesday.

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