Saturday, December 21, 2013

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Weather Update from ArtMorris.com
FLUS43 KSGF 211137
HWOSGF

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
537 AM CST SAT DEC 21 2013

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-221145-
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-
ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-
LACLEDE-TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-NEWTON-
LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-HOWELL-SHANNON-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-
TANEY-OZARK-OREGON-
537 AM CST SAT DEC 21 2013

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE MISSOURI
OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

LIMITED FLOODING RISK.
LIMITED LIGHTNING RISK.
ELEVATED ICE ACCUMULATION RISK.
ELEVATED SNOW RISK.

DISCUSSION...

FREEZING RAIN WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING NORTH OF A LINE FROM
CASSVILLE TO SALEM. TEMPERATURES WILL GRADUALLY WARM DURING THE
DAY TODAY...CAUSING A CHANGE FROM FREEZING RAIN TO RAIN FROM SOUTH
TO NORTH DURING THE DAY. BY MID TO LATE AFTERNOON...THE FREEZING
LINE IS EXPECTED TO STRETCH FROM NEAR COLUMBUS KANSAS TO OSAGE
BEACH MISSOURI. STORM TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATION OF A QUARTER TO
FOUR TENTHS OF AN INCH...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS AS HIGH AS
A HALF INCH...ARE EXPECTED.

MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN...ALONG WITH A FEW THUNDERSTORMS...CAN BE
EXPECTED THROUGH THE DAY ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI. THIS
WILL RESULT IN A RISK FOR FLOODING OF LOW WATER
CROSSINGS...CREEKS...STREAMS...AND RIVERS.

PRECIPITATION IS THEN EXPECTED TO CHANGE OVER TO SNOW THIS
EVENING AND TONIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM A
DUSTING TO ONE INCH ACROSS THE I-44 CORRIDOR...TO ONE TO THREE
INCHES NORTH OF A COLUMBUS TO OSAGE BEACH LINE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

BEHIND THIS STORM SYSTEM...A MUCH COLDER AIR MASS WILL FILTER
INTO THE OUTLOOK AREA. WIND CHILLS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS TO
LOWER TEENS ARE EXPECTED EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

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THIS PRODUCT IS NOW AVAILABLE IN GRAPHICAL FORMAT...ALONG WITH
OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND CLIMATE INFORMATION...AT
HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/SGF(ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

BOXELL



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