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Critical Fire Weather Conditions For Parts of the West & Plains; Strong Cold Front Over Central U.S.

Dry and gusty conditions will continue to bring critical fire weather conditions to portions of the Plains and Western U.S. Meanwhile, a cold front will gradually advance eastward over the central and eastern states. Showers and thunderstorms - some locally heavy - are likely ahead of the front. Much cooler and below normal temperatures are expected behind the front. Read More >

Dry and mild weather expected the rest of the week.
Jacket and sleeves weather is expected during the overnight hours this week. Temperatures will drop into the 40s on a nightly basis. By Thursday and Friday nights, temperatures could fall into the 30s for locations sheltered deep in the Ozarks terrain.
Severe drought (D2) has expanded over part of southwest MO over the past week along with an expanding area of Moderate Drought (D1). Little to no rainfall is expected over the next 7 days. The drought is expected to continue into October.