COLUMBIA — Columbia basked in temperatures near 90 degrees Wednesday afternoon, the highest this week. But the sunny weather isn't here to stay.
Showers and thunderstorms are predicted to begin after 2 p.m. Thursday and continue until 8 a.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service in St. Louis' website.
Thursday's temperatures are predicted to reach a high of 80 degrees with a 70 percent chance of precipitation.
The heat will recede a little on Friday, with a high of 75 degrees and a low of 54 degrees at night. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms will continue until 1 p.m.
Sunny weather will return Saturday, and temperatures are expected to reach 78 degrees with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.