Strong Storms This Morning

 Posted by at 5:11 am on August 7, 2015  Daily Weather Blog, Headlines  Add comments
Aug 072015

8-7-2015 6-29-13 AMStrong storms forming north of a warm front this morning are producing mostly heavy downpours and a lot of lightning and thunder.

A handful of severe thunderstorm warnings have been in effect at various times early this morning.  So far, no reports of any major damage.  A tree was down and blocking traffic northwest of Reeds Spring early this morning.

Lots of heavy rain is falling with these storms. A reporting station near Highlandville measured just over two inches of rain in about 40 minutes!  National Weather Service reports an estimated 5″ of rain near Highlandville.

The storms will continue to slide southeast today and out of southwest Missouri by late morning.

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