More showers, storms could hit St. Louis area today -

More showers, storms could hit St. Louis area today

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By Brendan Marks By Brendan Marks

(KMOV) – It was cloudy, muggy and dry in the St. Louis area Thursday morning, a trend that’s not expected to last all day.

“We got off to a pretty dry start across the area, that’s the good news. But it probably won’t be the case all day today,” said News 4 Meteorologist Kent Ehrhardt.

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Temperatures across the area started near 70 degrees and were expected to reach 85 by the afternoon.

A few scattered thunderstorms and showers are expected to develop about mid-day on into the evening.

“Not a lot of rain anticipated,” Ehrhardt said. “Our Super Predictor is putting some thunderstorm right over the Metro area, that may or may not be the case so be aware.”

The heavier storms and showers are projected to move into the area overnight into early Friday morning. Some of those storms could bring damaging winds or hail.

“Unfortunately some of that rain falling on those areas under a flood watch in Phelps County, additional flooding is certainly likely there if that’s the case,” Ehrhardt said.

Things will start to dry out Friday evening and set the stage for what should be a pretty good weekend weather-wise.

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