Saturday, January 4, 2014

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Weather Update from ArtMorris.com
FLUS43 KSGF 041428 CCB
HWOSGF

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
517 AM CST SAT JAN 4 2014

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-051130-
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-
517 AM CST SAT JAN 4 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

LIMITED EXCESSIVE COLD RISK.
ELEVATED SNOW RISK.

DISCUSSION...

A WINTER STORM IS EXPECTED TO BRING A SWATH OF ACCUMULATING SNOW
TO EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND THE MISSOURI OZARKS THIS
EVENING INTO SUNDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR DURING
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND A STRONG COLD FRONT
THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT AND WILL PRODUCE BLOWING AND DRIFTING
OF SNOW WHICH WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TONIGHT.

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

SNOWFALL ALONG WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW WILL BE ONGOING
SUNDAY MORNING AND WILL TAPER OFF FROM WEST TO EAST LATE SUNDAY
MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS. TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO
4 INCHES ACROSS EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND FAR WESTERN
MISSOURI TO 6 TO 9 INCHES GENERALLY ALONG AND EAST OF HIGHWAY
63.

BITTERLY COLD ARCTIC AIR WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION BEHIND THIS
STORM SYSTEM LATE THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL FAIL TO WARM OUT OF THE SINGLE DIGITS
MONDAY...WHILE OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL DROP TO NEAR ZERO TO FIVE
BELOW ZERO BOTH SUNDAY AND MONDAY NIGHTS. DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND
CHILLS OF 10 TO 30 DEGREES BELOW ZERO WILL ALSO OCCUR AT TIMES
SUNDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

MORE LIGHT WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL THEN BE POSSIBLE AROUND THE
MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT BUT WE
WOULD LIKE TO RECEIVE YOUR SNOWFALL REPORTS.

&&

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)

$$

WFO SGF



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