Today features our upcoming weather system that still in Kansas right now. As we head into the afternoon, we'll see gusty south winds between 15-25 mph along with warm temps in the mid 70s. Overnight tonight is when our severe weather ramps up. A cold front from the west will bring scattered showers and thunderstorms across the Ozarks.
The biggest threat will be areas west of highway 65 overnight into early Wednesday morning. We could see all modes of severe weather; including damaging winds, hail, an isolated tornado or two, and heavy rain leading to flooding.
The threat will shift east of Springfield during the day on Wednesday. We could see some lingering showers into early Thursday, though the severe threat will be gone. Temperatures dive behind this system, bringing highs to the low 50s Thursday and Friday.
KSPR Meteorologist Lindsey Slater