Monday's high in St. Louis was 74 degrees, which is just 2 degrees shy of the record high of 76 degrees set in 1970.
A cold front was passing through on Tuesday morning, bringing showers and ushering in cooler air. Clouds will break for some sunshine with a high in the lower 60s.
Highs will be in the mid-50s, about 10 degrees above normal, on Wednesday and Thursday.
Partial sunshine and mild weather will continue through the end of the week with the high reaching the lower 60s on Friday.
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A train of storms will continue to deliver rain to the Pacific Northwest with one particular storm this weekend likely to be the strongest of the bunch.
A major storm centered on Christmas Eve will affect the Midwest and East with areas of strong winds, heavy snow, torrential rain and thunderstorms.
With many winter storms lined up, snow will create a wintry setting for Christmas in some areas.
Several fast-moving storm systems will bring unsettled weather to the British Isles and northern Europe this week.
A potent cold front will bring much cooler air and a flood threat to parts of South America this weekend.
In a rare event late last week, visitors to Grand Canyon National Park were able to see fog roll into the canyon like a tide, blanketing the popular tourist attraction.
Las Vegas, NV (1984)
Trace of snow fell.
Mauna Kea, HI (1988)
Wind-driven snow and sleet led to evacuation of astronomical observatories.
New Haven, CT (1779)
First big snowstorm of "Hard Winter" - 17" at New Haven.