The entire KTTS listening area is under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 9 p.m. Thursday night.
Storms are expected to move south throughout the afternoon.
The National Weather Service says the best chance for severe weather will be north of I-44 and east of Highway 65.
Storms could move through the Springfield and Joplin areas as they redevelop Thursday evening.
Golf ball sized hail, strong winds, and the potential for flash flooding are all possible.