Residents of the St. Louis area should expect record freezing temperatures accompanied by some snow heading into the middle of the week. According to KSDK 5 News, this will be the coldest air since 1986 for the spring season.
Here's what the experts expect:
An unseasonably cold air mass will spread over Missouri and Illinois mid-week. Temperatures early Wednesday and Thursday mornings will drop into the low 30s and upper 20s. With a widespread freeze likely, have a plan to protect plants!
A freeze watch remains in effect across the entire region for early Wednesday morning. Temperatures will drop into the low 30s to mid-20s. Plan to protect any outdoor plants!
Things should turn back to normal by Friday with scattered showers into Saturday morning. And by the end of the week, should expect warmer spring weather.