A storm system that buried parts of Wyoming and South Dakota in heavy, wet snow on Friday also brought powerful thunderstorms packing tornadoes to the Great Plains.
Springfield, Mo., experienced heavy rain and hail on Saturday that caused some flash flooding.
Forecasters are calling for storms throughout the day involving hail, high winds and possibly tornadoes.
Missouri roads will be dicey from 9 a.m. on Thursday through Friday morning.
State Farm handles 18K claims, has five “drive through” centers.
Local expert estimates up to 50,000 cars suffered hail damage.
Repairs could take a month or more; bargains abound.
National Weather Service says tornado warning was issued for St. Clair County, Illinois, Saturday afternoon.
The hailstorm swept through St. Charles County early Friday morning.
Hail quickly piles up, turning ground white.