Graphic courtesy of National Weather Service Springfield MO

Threat For Large Hail, Damaging Winds and Tornadoes in the Ozarks Sunday

Low pressure will move into the Ozarks late this weekend, with severe thunderstorms likely across southwest Missouri in the afternoon and evening.

The National Weather Service in Springfield says all forms of severe weather will be possible, including large hail, damaging wind gusts and tornadoes.

Much of Missouri is in an “enhanced risk” area for severe weather on Sunday.

After a quiet evening Friday, the weather service says some showers and storms may develop late at night into Saturday morning, with lightning and small hail the biggest threats.

Rain and storms will continue off and on through the weekend, with lightning and small hail possible Saturday morning.

A marginal risk for severe storms has been posted for areas north of I-44 and west of Highway 65 on Saturday.

KWTO News will keep you up to date with the latest severe weather watches and warnings through the weekend on 93-3 and AM 560 KWTO.

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