Southwest Missouri may see more tornadoes this week, the National Weather Service in Springfield reports.
The region faces waves of strong thunderstorms on Monday that could bring heavy rain, strong winds and golf-ball sized or larger hail, according to the Weather Service forecast.
Isolated tornadoes are possible, forecasters say.
The forecast worsens for Tuesday and Wednesday, with an “enhanced threat” of severe weather, including more tornadoes, Tuesday evening and Tuesday night, the NWS says. The tornado threat continues into Wednesday.
The Weather Service has put the area under a flash-flood watch through Wednesday morning. Area rivers are expected to rise, forecasters say.