High winds have caused damage all across the KMZU listening area with straight-line winds uprooting trees and blowing a semi-truck over on I-70 in Odessa.
The first warnings in the listening area went out early in the one o’clock hour and intensified as they moved eastward and as the hour went along. By 3 p.m. the line of storms that stretched from portions of Iowa into the southern reaches of Missouri and northern Arkansas, had moved off to the east.
Several lines are down and damage throughout Warrensburg has been blamed on high winds.
Duane Harms is a local farmer from Leeton, he says they will probably have to tear a 50 foot machine shed down and rebuild.
Brenda Bowlilng from Lexington only had limbs down in her yard but a couple of her neighbors weren’t so lucky.
Pea sized hail was reported in Brookfield and Waverly along with Quarter-sized hail reported at Whiteman Air Force Base.
In Carrollton, law enforcement reported quarter sized hail. The staff and patrons at Pin Oak Hill on Route Z in Bogard also indicated quarter sized hail.
In Richmond a convoy of Honor Guard Riders accompanying a memorial wall into Richmond for the week, were forced to take shelter as storms rumbled through the center of Ray Co.
In Higginsville there were several power lines reported knocked down from the high winds.
On Route BB in Saline Co. there were reports of a roof being in the middle of the road.
The National weather Service calls for more chances of strong to severe storms developing in north-central and west central Missouri with severe tornado watches in effect until 2 a.m. Monday.
If you have witnessed storm damage, have photos, or other information please call 1-800-214-2173 or email your story and photos to [email protected].