Midday Update: The region outlined in orange on the righthand map will see the greatest risk for severe storms later today. Storms will likely start out isolated in NW MO around 6 to 8 PM, becoming a cluster as they move south toward the KC Metro tonight.
Thunderstorm Hazards Possible:
- Large Hail up to 2 inches in diameter
- Damaging Winds 60 to 70 MPH
- Tornado or two possible
- Isolated Flash Flooding
Image Description: Two maps of the Missouri/Kansas Border Regions, the left map shows shades of orange from light to dark representing the time of storm development from north to south from 6 PM to Midnight across the region. The Map on the right is color coded risk of storms across the area.
The Orange risk area represents the greatest potential for severe thunderstorms this evening and incircles the Missouri River Valley and surrounding areas from the MO/IA/NE borders to the KC Metro.