National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible this morning across the area. The main threat with the stronger storms will be large hail to the size of half dollars.
Hot and humid weather is expected today, with scattered strong to severe thunderstorms also possible. Highest heat index readings of 105 to 100 degrees expected this afternoon across far southern Missouri and portions of southeast Kansas, where a heat advisory is in effect. In addition, scattered strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible again today and tonight.
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Summer is the most dangerous season for lightning. Most lightning injuries and fatalities occur in June, July, and August when most people are outside enjoying outdoor activities. Remember lightning safety this Summer!
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