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Saturday Severe Risk from Kansas to the Mississippi Valley

28 Dec 2019, 5:11 am

An upper-level system moving through the Plains will bring increasing showers and storms to the forecast from Kansas to the Mississippi Valley Saturday. Damaging winds and isolated tornadoes on top of heavy rain will be possible. Here is the very latest severe forecast.

Severe Outlook

Scattered severe storms will be possible over Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas through the afternoon and evening on Saturday.

Severe Threats

The biggest severe threats will be for damaging winds and a tornado or two. The hail risk will be low with only pea to nickel sized hail as a possibility.


Today’s stormy weather will last throughout Saturday with the risk of severe storms more likely for the early evening time frame. Keep it tuned to WeatherNation as we will be covering today’s severe storm chances all day and night.

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