The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

May 23, 2011

Severe thunderstorm warning for Monday morning

From staff reports

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for extreme eastern Cherokee county and Jasper county and western Newton county until 9 a.m. CDT.

At 8:10 a.m. CDT the National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated severe thunderstorms along a line extending from 8 miles west of Asbury, Mo. to 8 miles west of Galena to 20 milies west of Galena. It is moving east at 40 m.p.h. These storms are capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 m.p.h.