11:50 a.m. - QuickNewsNow's Kaylin Bade just took this photo from Lyon, Mo, where she is reporting heavy rain fail.
Line of storms moving into the area. You can expect heavy rain and possibly some hail but nothing severe is expected.
There is a chance of thunderstorms for Franklin and Gasconade Counties and surrounding areas throughout the day and into tonight.
These storms are not expected to be severe. Authority NWS.
UPDATED: 5:38 p.m. - Storm shifts east of Hermann and New Haven.
The track of the storm has shifted slightly eastward and is moving northwest along Highway 47, already having impacted St. Clair, Union and Washington.
Reports from towns and areas west of Washington are only receiving light rain at this time after the heaviest rain has slide past towns west of Washington.
Heavy rain continues to fall in Union, Washington and has begun in Marthsville, Aspenhoff, Hopewell and Truesdale.
****TORNADO WARNING***** HAS EXPIRED:
UPDATED 2013-05-31 20:32:00
6:07: A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect for Northwestern Osage, Montgomery, Gasconade, and Eastern Callaway Counties until 6:30 p.m.
5:47: Current radar image. Towns located inside the projected path of the storm could expect a Warning to be issued.
Assuming the storm continues to maintain it's strength.
5:30: The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect until 6 p.m. for Gasconade County, Southwestern Franklin County, and Northwestern Crawford County.
At 5:15 p.m. a Severe Thunderstorm was located 8 miles north of St. James and moving northeast at 35 mph.
Photo taken by Kyle Quick at 9:10 a.m. in New Haven, Mo.
UPDATE 9:15 a.m., Kyle Quick
New Haven, Mo. - Large snowflakes began falling in New Haven shortly before 9 a.m. and since have turned into pellets of ice pounding the ground.
This winter storm gives you the perfect excuse to stay home, which is what we advise you to do. Conditions are expected to worsen throughout the day.
We will keep you up-to-date throughout the day.