Weather officials say they’re seeing an increase in severe storms so far throughout the region.
Robert Frye is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Springfield.
“So far this year we’re not even a week into April yet and we’ve already surpassed all the reports that we received last year.”
The National Weather Service Office in Springfield serves 37 counties in southwest Missouri and three counties in southeast Kansas, according to Frye. So far this year, there have been 10 tornadoes reported within the region.