A Severe Storm Watch is in effect until 8 PM for a large portion of Mid-Missouri. Damaging winds up to 70 mph and large hail up to the size of ping pong balls are possible.
A cold front will send a line of storms through Mid-Missouri from 4PM in our far northwestern counties of Chariton, Saline and Macon counties heading southeast to I-44 by 8 PM. These will move through Columbia and Jefferson City areas from 6-7 PM. See Futuretrack for 5,6 & 7 PM in the Related Content section to the left.
Brief heavy rain, frequent lightning and possible damaging wind and large hail will accompany the strongest storms during the evening commute through 8 PM. Keep track of where the storms are and what they are bringing with the ABC17Stormtrack Weather App. You can also watch our newscasts live from our website with live streaming at: http://www.abc17news.com/247-abc-17-news-kmiz-livestream/38547222