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Widespread moderate rain and embedded thunderstorms continue across the region this morning. This activity should remain across the area into at least early afternoon. Later this afternoon, additional thunderstorm development is possible across southeastern Kansas and extreme southern and southwestern Missouri along an advancing cold front. A few of these storms could become marginally strong, with gusty winds up to 50 MPH.
After thunderstorms today, a more comfortable airmass will be around by this weekend with less humidity and pleasant temperatures.
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