Missouri, Southern Illinois Memorial Day Forecast: Mostly Dry with Chance of Afternoon Showers


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St. Louis, MO – The US National Weather Service in St. Louis forecasts mostly dry weather for Memorial Day across the region. There is a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms expected in far northeast Missouri and west-central Illinois during the afternoon. However, these storms are not anticipated to be strong, and it won’t be a washout. Temperatures will be near normal for late May, with highs in the upper 70s to low 80s, making it a pleasant day for outdoor activities and gatherings.

According to the National Weather Service, the clear weather is expected to continue from Tuesday through Thursday, with dry conditions and mostly clear skies dominating the forecast. Temperatures during this period will be cooler than they have been recently, with highs in the upper 70s to low 80s and lows in the 50s and 60s. This extended period of mild weather provides an excellent opportunity for residents to enjoy the outdoors without the threat of significant precipitation.

Later in the week, there is a possibility of showers and thunderstorms returning to the area. Residents are advised to stay updated with the latest forecasts to plan their activities accordingly. For now, the forecast promises a pleasant Memorial Day and a dry start to the week.


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