Strong to severe storms in the forecast as we get closer to the weekend. Hail and damaging winds will be the primary threat, but a tornado or two are also possible.

Here's the forecast for the Sedalia/Whiteman AFB/Warrensburg area according to the National Weather Service:

Today
A chance of rain and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain and thunderstorms before 1am, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 63. South wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Friday
Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and thunderstorms, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then rain and thunderstorms after 1pm. High near 77. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 79.