It's amazing how the forecast can change so quickly when it's time for the Missouri State Fair. It's no different in 2019.

We haven't had any measurable amounts of rain in the Sedalia/Warrensburg area since late last week, and now the forecast for the next five days calls for rain each day and night. How much precipitation we will get is yet to be seen.

Here's the forecast  through Monday from the National Weather Service:

Today
A chance of showers between 9am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. West southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.