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Overnight Severe Storms Bring Damaging Winds to the Ozarks

Severe thunderstorms producing damaging winds downed trees and caused power outages in the Ozarks overnight Sunday morning.

The severe storms moved into our western counties around 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning for McDonald and southwestern Barry Counties, issued at 1:23 a.m. warned of up to 80 mile per hour winds.

The storms produced significant wind damage across northeastern Oklahoma and southwest Missouri, eventually pushing into the Springfield Metro Area.

The storms began to weaken as they moved further north and east of Springfield by 4:00 a.m. Sunday.

Here are the wind and damage reports we’ve received early Sunday morning.

Branches down on a house in Webb City.

58 mile per hour wind gust at Northeast Airport Drive in Jasper County.

69 mile per hour wind gust reported by amateur radio between Diamond and Wentworth.

50-55 mile per hour winds in southern Stone County.

62 mile per hour wind gust in Neosho.

Tree down into an electric transformer in Anderson.

Several trees down in the Goodman area.

Several trees down in the Noel and Southwest City area.

Power outages in and around Pineville, including the sheriff’s office.

54 mile per hour wind gust reported in Blue Eye.

49 mile per hour wind gust at the National Weather Service office in Springfield.

Several large branches down due to high winds in Granby.