Spring weather: Almost everything in forecast today

Possible snow totals through early Wednesday morning. (National Weather Service graphic)

Rain, snow, thunderstorms, wind, warm, cold – all of this is possible in the region during the next few days, according to the National Weather Service.

Enjoy today’s weather, because Wednesday’s will be 30 degrees colder.

Today started off with beautiful weather and temperatures of 54 degrees at 8 a.m.

The high is predicted to be 76 degrees this afternoon.

However, there is a slight, 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5 p.m., the weather service said.

The threat of thunderstorms will develop late this afternoon and persist only into the early evening hours, the weather service said. The thunderstorms are most likely along a line from Butler to Chillicothe to Macon, Mo.

Tonight, rain is likely, possibly mixing with snow after 3 a.m., then gradually ending. Some thunder is also possible. The low will be around 31, and winds will blow from 17 to 22 mph, increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the evening. Winds may gust up to 39 mph.

Tonight’s chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New snow accumulation of less than half an inch is possible.

Wednesday, the weather will be mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Winds will be around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

Wednesday night’s low will be 29.

Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 61.

To keep up with today’s weather, visit www.weather.gov.

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