Lots going on weather-wise today:
There is a good chance of severe thunderstorms along the I-35 corridor in Kansas and Missouri starting late this afternoon and continuing tonight.
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Breaking it down, this is the risk area for tornadoes through 7am Monday. The highest risk of tornadoes is from northeast Missouri to near Chicago this evening and into the overnight hours.
|College of DuPage graphic based on NWS tornado probabilites.|
There is a strong risk of hail 2 inches in diameter or larger from the Kansas Flint Hills into northern Missouri, including the Kansas City Metro area. A good day to put your car in the garage if strong thunderstorms approach. The large hail is most likely late this afternoon and evening.
|NWS hail probabilities.|
Behind the dry line (not shown), strong southwest winds will drive up the wild fire danger to critical levels.