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Science and the Environment

Storms Move through Southwest Missouri Overnight; Variety of Watches, Warnings Still in Effect


Tornado sirens sounded in southwest Missouri overnight as severe storms moved through the area.

In Marionville, sheds were damaged and blown into houses.  Trees and large branches were down in several areas.

In northwest Barry County, a concrete silo was destroyed.   Damage was reported in Monett, including a roof torn off a business.  And a barn was damaged in Douglas County.

In Greene County, trees were blown down, and a light pole fell onto a car in southeast Springfield.

Three power poles were snapped in half, and trees were blown down in Webster County.

A wind gust of 60 mph was recorded in Springfield, and 69 mile per hour winds were recorded in Barry County.

Some areas reported 1 ¾ “ hail.

Watches, Warnings, Advisories Still in Effect:

  • A flood warning continues until 4:45 p.m. for A flood warning continues until 4:45 this afternoon in several Southern Missouri Counties.  Those are:  Southern Webster; Howell, including the city of West Plains, Douglas, Wright, Christian, northern Taney and northeastern Stone Counties. 
  • A flood warning is in effect until 12:30 today for Cedar, Dade, Dallas, Laclede and Polk Counties.
  • A winter weather advisory continues through noon in southwest Missouri.
  • A flood watch is in effect until 6 p.m. in Howell County.

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