St. Louis, MO

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  • Humidity: 70%
  • Feels Like: 17°
  • Heat Index: 28°
  • Wind: 15 mph
  • Wind Chill: 17°
  • UV Index: 1 Low
  • Sunrise: 07:16:43 AM
  • Sunset: 05:05:25 PM
  • Dew Point: 20°
  • Visibility: 10 mi


A mix of wintry precipitation this morning will become mostly freezing rain for the afternoon hours. Some icing possible. High 32F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precip 100%.


Rain. Low 31F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall may reach one inch.


Showers in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Morning high of 48F with temps falling to near 30. Winds W at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.

What is the Weatherbird?

The Weatherbird has appeared on the Post-Dispatch's front page since Feb. 11, 1901. In earlier appearances, the 'Bird often illustrated the weather, but more recently, he quips on various news topics. The Weatherbird is the oldest continuously running daily cartoon in American journalism. 

Dan Martin is the current bird illustrator; he's been drawing the bird nearly every day since 1986

Previous Weatherbird artists are: Harry Martin, Oscar Chopin (son of author Kate Chopin), S. Carlisle Martin, Amadee Wohlschlaeger, and Al Schweitzer. 

With social media, the bird is now able to opine on Twitter as well as the front page of the paper.

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