A nice early spring-like day today with a cool start in the 40s and 60s by the afternoon. . Widespread rain will return to the area Thursday afternoon into Friday morning, but will clear out for a nice afternoon on Friday and into the weekend.

Here's the forecast for the Sedalia/Whiteman AFB/Warrensburg area according to the National Weather Service:

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Showers likely after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 64. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers. Low around 46. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 5 to 9 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 58. North wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Saturday
Areas of frost before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 50%.