Graphic courtesy of National Weather Service Springfield, MO

Light Snow Mixing With Rain in the Ozarks Tuesday Morning

After highs approaching 70 on Monday, we’re in for a drastic change with the weather this week.

The National Weather Service says rain may mix with and change to snow Monday night into Tuesday morning, especially over portions of west central Missouri.

The weather service says little to no accumulation is expected and the main potential for light accumulations will be on grassy and elevated surfaces.

Forecasters say there’s a 64% chance Springfield could see at least a trace of snow, with that percentage dropping to 22% in the Branson area.

Then, a Freeze Watch is in effect for all of southwest Missouri from 1 a.m. through 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Widespread frost is likely, with growing confidence in a hard freeze for parts of the Ozarks.

Any sensitive or uncovered vegetation will be at risk of dying, with potential impacts to early crops and buds.

You should cover sensitive vegetation or brings plants into the house.

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