Today, the thermometer should reach into the upper eighties. By doing so, it would be the first above normal high temperature in Springfield since the 17th, a run of almost two weeks.
This pattern is locked in. The jet stream is favoring high pressure aloft which nearly always puts the folks below in an above average temperature pattern.
The Ozarks will cruise through this week with high temperatures right around ninety-degrees. There are no significant rain chances in the forecast presently.