The preview of spring that began over the weekend is expected to continue through this week in northeast Missouri and western Illinois.

National Weather Service forecasters call for sunny skies through Thursday, with highs from the mid-50s Monday to the low to mid-60s Tuesday through Thursday. Highs will settle into the mid to upper 50s Friday through Sunday.

Low temperatures for the week will range from the upper 30s to the low 40s through the week.

A slight chance of rain is in the forecast Thursday night through Saturday night.