The National Weather Service in Springfield, Missouri, reports that severe weather is possible after 5 p.m. today and continuing through early Saturday morning. Hail, high winds and heavy rain are possible. Those attending Friday evening’s commencement ceremonies at Gale Bullman Building are advised to be aware of developing weather conditions and prepare for the possibility of rain and high winds. Graduating students are encouraged to contact family members or visitors traveling to this evening’s event to alert them of the potential for severe weather. View current weather conditions at weather.gov and learn more about preparing for severe weather at ready.gov/severe-weather.