LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo. — This week is expected start off rainy, clearing up for the remainder of the week with highs in the mid-80s. A chance of rain enters the forecast on Friday night, where it will remain through Saturday night.
The most recent data as of publishing shows that on Aug. 26, the Lake of the Ozarks water level was at 658.79 feet with a surface water temperature of 85 degrees. As of Aug. 24, the Truman Lake water level was at 715.3 feet. Bagnell Dam was discharging 23,592 SFD. Truman Dam was discharging 27,022.1 SFD.
Lake of the Ozarks Weather Outlook & Water Level Update, Aug. 26 - Sept. 1
Monday: Cloudy in the morning, gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high around 85 and a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Heat index values as high as 93 and S winds 3-8 mph.
Monday Night: 90 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3 a.m. Some storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall, with 1-2" of accumulation possible. Low near 66 with S winds around 9 mph becoming W after midnight and gusting as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, becoming gradually sunny with a high around 82. NW wind near 7 mph.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy with a low near 61. NW wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday: Sunny with a high around 82 and calm wind becoming NW around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night: Clear with a low near 61.
Thursday: Sunny with a high around 87.
Thursday Night: Mostly clear with a low near 67.
Friday: Mostly sunny with a high around 86.
Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8 p.m., with some storms possibly producing heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy with a low near 67.
Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a high around 82 and a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could produce heavy rainfall.
Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a low near 65 and a chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday: Mostly sunny with a high around 82.