The tornado watch issued Wednesday for parts of Kansas and Missouri is canceled.
The National Weather Service issued the tornado watch about 3:50 p.m., but it was called off about 8:20 p.m. for the metro area.
Other parts of eastern and southeastern Missouri were still under advisement.
Earlier Wednesday, the National Weather Service issued a severe weather watch for the metro area, mainly south of Interstate 70.
Large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes were possible Wednesday evening through early Thursday, along with flash flooding and rapidly rising river levels.