Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued Until 4 AM Monday Sept. 1
The Labor Day weekend may end with some rain across West Central Missouri. The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma has issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch #483 for portions of eastern Kansas and western Missouri, including the following counties: Adair, Bates, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Cass, Chariton, Clay, Clinton, Cooper, Daviess, DeKalb, Grundy, Henry, Howard, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Pettis, Platte, Putnam, Randolph, Ray, Saline, Schuyler and Sullivan. The severe thunderstorm watch is effective this Sunday night (Aug. 31) and Monday morning (Sept. 1) from 8:15 pm until 4:00 am.
- Scattered Damaging Winds Likely With Isolated Significant Gusts To 75 Mph
- Isolated Very Large Hail Events To 2 Inches In Diameter
- A Tornado Or Two Possible
The Severe Thunderstorm Watch Area Is Approximately Along And 60 Statute Miles East And West Of A Line From 45 Miles Southwest Of Knob Noster Missouri To 30 Miles North Of Chillicothe Missouri.
Remember… A Severe Thunderstorm Watch Means Conditions Are Favorable For Severe Thunderstorms In And Close To The Watch Area. Persons In These Areas Should Be On The Lookout For Threatening Weather Conditions And Listen For Later Statements And Possible Warnings. Severe Thunderstorms Can And Occasionally Do Produce Tornadoes.