Severe weather is expected throughout the day today in the Lake Area.
National Weather Service Meteorologist Doug Kramer.
He tells KRMS News these storms could be dangerous for boaters caught on the water.
Kramer says there is the potential for 70 mile an hour winds and tennis ball sized hail.
He recommends putting a weather radar app on your phone and keep tuned to KRMS for the latest changing weather conditions and possible warnings.
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of the Missouri Ozarks and extreme southeast Kansas. .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight. Weather hazards expected... Limited tornado risk. Limited hail risk. Limited thunderstorm wind damage risk. Limited flooding risk. Limited lightning risk. Limited excessive heat risk. DISCUSSION... Afternoon heat index values will range from the upper 90s to the lower 100s this afternoon. Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon and evening across much of the region. Several of these storms could become severe, with large hail up to the size of tennis balls, and 70 mph wind gusts possible. A tornado or two may also occur with the most intense thunderstorms. There will be a limited risk for flash flooding in locations that receive training thunderstorms. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday. An extended period of excessive heat is expected beginning Tuesday and continuing through at least Thursday. Heat index values could exceed 105 degrees in some areas.