Multiple rounds of storms expected Friday, could be severe

Joplin Weather

(KSNF/KODE) — A small cluster of storms is moving through the Joplin forecast area right now, with a larger line of storms behind it.

Interactive Radar at 7:10 am

Main threats this morning:

  • Frequent lightning
  • Heavy downpours
  • Damaging wind
  • Large hail
  • TIMING: 7am – Noon

A Slight Risk of severe weather is still posted for the entire Four State region.

Another round of storms are expected later this afternoon and evening as well.

Threats associated with storms later Friday:

  • Large, damaging hail is a main risk
  • Strong, damaging winds also a risk
  • Tornado risk is low
  • TIMING: 5pm – Midnight
Graphic via NWS Springfield

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