(KFVS) - A First Alert Action Day has been issued for Saturday, June 2 due to the possibility of high winds and hail.
Chief Meteorologist Grant Dade said there is a chance of a high wind event impacting the Heartland, mainly west of the Mississippi River on Saturday night.
The main threat for Saturday night is damaging winds in southeast Missouri. Hail is also possible.
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A complex that moved through some of our northern counties has brought a lot of clouds with it. This is preventing our temperatures from warming up as quickly entering the beginning of this afternoon.
A cold front out west has storm developing on it. These will continue to grow as they will enter an unstable air mass.
Storms have the potential to be strong to severe. Timing has been a difficult thing to figure out, but it looks that we could see these storms as early as 4 p.m. with heavier showers and storms moving through 5 and 6 p.m. These are expected to continue into the evening.
The slight risk has expanded into the eastern half of the Heartland. Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats.
Sunday will be the start of a cool down and lower dew points. Mostly sunny skies through the day with highs in the low to mid 80s. The low 80s trend and clear conditions will continue through Tuesday.