A slow moving thunderstorm brought torrential rain and flash flooding in southern Springfield, Mo. suburbs late Saturday morning into early Saturday afternoon. A similar risk will persist across southwest Missouri through early Saturday night.
A nearly stationary thunderstorm unleashed 9 inches of rainfall since 10 a.m. CDT about 7 miles south-southwest of downtown Springfield. Just north of there, four feet of water was reported flowing over a roadway in a Springfield suburb. More reports of up to three feet of water came in from the Galloway, Mo. area.
Several high water rescues were occurring as of early Saturday afternoon in Springfield, Mo. suburbs. The relentless thunderstorms was also responsible for hail and strong winds in the area as well.
Localized flash flooding, damaging winds, and large hail will continue to threaten not only Springfield but most of southwest Missouri through early Saturday night. Sticky air from the Gulf of Mexico in combination with daytime heating is contributing to the slow-moving thunderstorms.
Most of this activity will diminish Saturday night, however, a renewed threat will return by Sunday afternoon.
Temperatures will take a tumble across the northeastern United States during the first half of this week.
Beneficial rain will douse California late this week, with the potential for some rain to reach southern portions of the state.
Following a chilly World Series opener during Tuesday evening, a chilly rain may threaten play for Game 2 in Cleveland on Wednesday evening.
A strengthening tropical cyclone will unleash heavy rain and strong winds on areas from western Myanmar to northeast India and Bangladesh this week.
Cool air that has been in place across the United Kingdom over the past week will be replaced with milder air by the middle of the week.
Flooding downpours and thunderstorms will target a part of the central United States at midweek.
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