Sunday, January 5, 2014

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Weather Update from ArtMorris.com
FLUS43 KSGF 051620
HWOSGF

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1020 AM CST SUN JAN 5 2014

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-061630-
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-
1020 AM CST SUN JAN 5 2014

...DANGEROUS WINTER STORM AND COLD ONGOING...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

SIGNIFICANT EXCESSIVE COLD RISK.
LIMITED NON THUNDERSTORM WIND RISK.
SIGNIFICANT SNOW RISK.

DISCUSSION...

A WINTER STORM WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE REGION TODAY. THE
SNOW WILL END FROM WEST TO EAST FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON INTO
EARLY THIS EVENING.

THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR ALONG AND EAST OF THE U.S. 65
CORRIDOR AND NORTH OF U.S. 60. 7 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW WITH
LOCALIZED AMOUNTS UP TO 11 INCHES ARE EXPECTED EAST OF HIGHWAY 65
AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 60. A SWATH OF 4 TO 7 INCHES IS EXPECTED
ALONG THE HIGHWAY 65 CORRIDOR AND SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 60 IN SOUTH
CENTRAL MISSOURI. AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
REMAINDER OF WESTERN MISSOURI AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS.

GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS WILL ALSO OCCUR TODAY WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
MPH AT TIMES. THESE BRISK AND GUSTY WINDS WILL PRODUCE BLOWING
AND DRIFTING OF SNOW WHICH WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES AND CREATE
NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

BITTERLY COLD ARCTIC AIR WILL CONTINUE TO OVERSPREAD THE REGION
BEHIND THIS STORM SYSTEM TODAY AND TONIGHT. OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL
DROP TO NEAR ZERO TO TEN BELOW ZERO TONIGHT INTO EARLY MONDAY
MORNING. DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS OF 15 TO 30 DEGREES BELOW
ZERO WILL ALSO OCCUR AT TIMES LATER TODAY INTO MONDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

THE BITTERLY COLD ARCTIC AIR WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA EARLY IN
THE WEEK. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL RISE ONLY INTO THE SINGLE
DIGITS MONDAY...WHILE OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL DROP TO NEAR ZERO TO
NEAR TEN BELOW ZERO AGAIN ON MONDAY NIGHT. DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND
CHILLS OF 10 TO 30 DEGREES BELOW ZERO WILL CONTINUE TO OCCUR AT
TIMES FROM MONDAY MORNING 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. HOWEVER...
SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGE TO RELAY SNOWFALL REPORTS TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD.

&&

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)

$$

SCHAUMANN



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