Editor’s note: This article has been updated to reflect new information from the Sedalia-Pettis County Emergency Management Agency.
Sedalia-Pettis County Emergency Management Agency Director Dave Clippert is reporting the risk of severe weather Wednesday night in Pettis County has “been greatly diminished.”
“Doesn’t mean we won’t see rain and might even hear some thunder, but we should not see severe weather,” he said via email.
Pettis County residents may experience some severe weather Wednesday evening.
Sedalia-Pettis County Emergency Management Agency Director Dave Clippert said timing for storms in Pettis County is anywhere from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Wednesday. Tornado risk for Pettis County is 2 percent with a 15 percent risk of high winds — 58 mph or higher — and large hail — 1 inch or larger.
“If outside tonight just keep an eye on the sky,” Clippert said via email. “We do have some weather coming in from the south, that may slide underneath Sedalia heading northeast, but may affect Smithton. These are not expected to become severe.”
The Democrat will update this story if Wednesday’s weather forecast changes.