Slightly cooler temperatures are expected this week with storm chances returning for the later half of the work week. As for the evening of the 4th of July, at this time most will likely be dry, be can’t completely rule out a few storms in the area.

Here's the week-long forecast for the Sedalia area according to the National Weather Service:

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Independence Day
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.