The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for both Franklin and Gasconade Counties in effect until Midnight.
Primary threats include:
Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts to 75 mph possible
Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible and a tornado or two possible.
UPDATED - 9:02 P.M.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
EASTERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI...
JEFFERSON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI...
NORTHWESTERN STE. GENEVIEVE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...
SOUTHWESTERN ST. LOUIS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI...
NORTHEASTERN WASHINGTON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI...
* UNTIL 945 PM CDT
* AT 859 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM VILLA RIDGE TO PACIFIC TO 5 MILES NORTHWEST OF
DITTMER TO RICHWOODS TO 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF RICHWOODS TO OLD
MINES...AND MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.
Fire Crews shouldn’t have to worry about brush fires on Friday or Saturday as a winter storm will push through the area beginning Friday morning.
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for a wintery mix of ice and snow. The advisory is in effect from Friday at 6 a.m. to Saturday at 6 p.m. (We will keep you posted on game cancellations.)
QuickNewsNow is your only source for a forecast specific to Gasconade and Franklin Counties.
UPDATED: Sat. 11:30 a.m.
New Haven, Mo. - The graphic above is the Futurtrack of what to expect at 6 p.m. this evening.
Friday night - Significant snow fall amounts and near record breaking freezing temperatures will make for an unpleasant weekend ahead.
ABC 17’s Meteorologist Neville Miller has put together a Winter Storm Forecast specifically for Gasconade and Franklin Counties.
The National Weather Service has upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning for both Franklin and Gasconade beginning Saturday evening at 6 p.m. through Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m.
UPDATED- 5:00 p.m. - Forecast for Franklin and Gasconade Counties
The National Weather Service has extended the Freezing Rain Advisory for Franklin and Gasconade Counties along with surrounding areas until 12 a.m. December, 22.
Crazy Missouri weather at it’s best and extremely important that travelers use extreme caution and plan ahead; with Winter Storm Warnings from Kansas City to Columbia, Advisories from Montgomery, Gasconade, and Franklin to St. Louis County, and Flash Flood watches and warnings south of I-44.
Sun. Dec. 8
The National Weather Service out of St. Louis just issued the following Winter Weather Advisory for the remainder of the night.
A light band of freezing drizzle and light snow is passing over the Franklin County area, leaving behind a light glazing of ice.
New Haven, Mo. - Our good friends at ABC17 and Meteorologist Neville Miller have put together a forecast for Friday night's Balloon Glow and appears it is going to be a beautiful evening.
Friday Evening – Balloon Glow Forecast below.