Flash Flood Watch Issued and Severe Weather Possible Across West Central Missouri
We avoided the severe weather across West Central Missouri in the overnight, but another round could be coming through the day and into tomorrow morning.
The National Weather service has issued a flash flood watch that will be in effect through 7 tomorrow morning (Sept. 19).
Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible, according to the National Weather Service. They claim hazards with any storm that develops may include dangerous and frequent cloud-to-ground lightning, hail, gusty winds and moderate to heavy rainfall tonight.
"Pettis County is in a Slight Risk for severe weather today," said Sedalia/Pettis County EMA Director David Clippert. "We have a 2% chance for isolated tornados, 15% for high winds above 58 mph, 15% for large hail, with the cold front expected to come around 6-7 tonight"
With all the Friday night football games going on in the area, bring an umbrella, poncho or jacket just to be prepared for what Mother Nature brings.