Severe thunderstorms kickoff the week

(WMC-TV) - The severe weather alerts expired but the skies remain gray and people are still waking up to the sound of thunder.

Keep up-to-date with the latest warnings and watches by visiting the WMCTV.COM weather warnings section.

A complex low pressure system over Missouri and upper levels winds from the northwest is driving storms into the Action News 5 coverage area.

Monday will be mostly cloudy with scattered rain and thunderstorms and high temperatures in the upper 80s. Rainfall amounts will average a quarter of an inch to as much as an inch in some areas.

Tonight will be mostly cloudy with a slight chance for isolated showers and thunderstorms and overnight lows in the mid sixties to lower seventies.

The storm overnight brought with it large hail, close-to-the-ground lightning, and destructive winds of more than 70 miles per hour.

What are you seeing in your area?  Send your storm photos to and they may be used on our severe weather coverage on Action News 5 and online.

You can track the storms yourself at all hours by using our multiple radar images.

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