Storms are likely for today and we could see some severe storms as well. The National Weather Service in St. Louis says Showers and thunderstorms will move across far eastern Missouri and western Illinois early this morning. This activity is not expected to be severe. Additional scattered thunderstorms will develop across eastern Missouri and southwest/south central Illinois beginning around mid afternoon along and ahead of an advancing cold front. Scattered strong to severe storms will be possible from the mid afternoon into the evening. Damaging winds in excess of 60 mph and large hail are the primary severe weather threats.