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The forecast for severe or extreme weather
Remember that the National Weather Service defines a severe thunderstorm as one that produces 58 mph winds or higher, hail 1" in size or larger, and/or a tornado.
Saturday: A few reports of severe weather will be possible on Saturday afternoon and Saturday night. A wintry mix is possible Saturday night over southeast MO and southern IL.
Is there a chance for thunderstorms BELOW severe limits Yes
Sunday: Thunderstorms will be possible in the morning - mainly before 3 am. Locally heavy rain and isolated severe storms possible. A wintry mix is possible over our region on Sunday - light accumulations of sleet and freezing rain can be expected. See my Facebook page for the most up to date information.
Is there a chance for thunderstorms BELOW severe limits? Early morning hours
Monday: Severe weather is not anticipated. Some light winter precipitation is possible.
Is there a chance for thunderstorms BELOW severe limits? No
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