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Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain for Texas

A slow moving system will produce strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy to excessive rainfall across Texas with isolated large hail, damaging winds and localized flooding possible. These hazards will gradually spread into parts of adjacent states of Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma by midweek. Meanwhile, most of the country will see above average high temperatures for the rest of the week. Read More >

Overview

A strong storm system tracked through the region during the evening hours on Friday April 13, 2018. A few super cell thunderstorms and several line segments developed across the Missouri Ozarks, that produce large hail, damaging winds, and four tornadoes. One supercell occurred across southern Taney County, which produced large hail of golf ball to tennis ball size and straight line winds around 70 mph. Line segments then developed producing four tornadoes, one EF-2 and three EF-1 tornadoes. The severe weather generally occurred east of Highway 65 and south of Interstate 44. Localized minor flooding also occurred across portions of south central Missouri will training of storms occurred.

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