First Alert Weather Day: Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for the Ozarks

Published: Mar. 23, 2023 at 4:02 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - The Storm Prediction Center issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for much of the Ozarks.

The watch lasts until 11 p.m. on Thursday. It includes these counties:

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

  • Barry, Mo.
  • Christian, Mo.
  • Dade, Mo.
  • Dallas, Mo.
  • Dent, Mo.
  • Douglas, Mo.
  • Greene, Mo.
  • Howell, Mo.
  • Jasper, Mo.
  • Laclede, Mo.
  • Lawrence, Mo.
  • McDonald, Mo.
  • Newton, Mo.
  • Oregon, Mo.
  • Ozark, Mo.
  • Phelps, Mo.
  • Polk, Mo.
  • Pulaski, Mo.
  • Shannon, Mo.
  • Stone, Mo.
  • Taney, Mo.
  • Texas, Mo.
  • Webster, Mo.
  • Wright, Mo.

In Arkansas, the watch includes:

  • Baxter, Ark.
  • Benton, Ark.
  • Boone, Ark.
  • Carroll, Ark
  • Madison, Ark.
  • Marion, Ark.
  • Newton, Ark.
  • Washington, Ark.

The KY3 First Alert Weather Team is tracking the potential for all modes of severe weather, including the risk for isolated tornadoes. Be prepared for flooded roadways Friday morning as heavy rain falls on the Ozarks through the night.

Stay ahead of the storms with the KY3 First Alert Weather App.

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