SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Strong to severe storms were blossoming across Springfield as of 5:45 p.m. Monday. 

The storms originated near the airport, and are now building east and southeast across town, according to Ozarks First Chief Meteorologist Jamie Warriner. 

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning will run through 6:15 p.m.  A Flash Flood Warning was also issued and will run through 11:30 p.m. 

Gusty winds may down a few limbs, heavy rainfall will likely lead to areas of street flooding in town, Jamie said.