Friday, February 28, 2014

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Weather Update from ArtMorris.com
FLUS43 KSGF 282218
HWOSGF

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
418 PM CST FRI FEB 28 2014

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-012230-
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-
418 PM CST FRI FEB 28 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

LIMITED ICE ACCUMULATION RISK.

DISCUSSION...

LATE TONIGHT AD EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE
WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR AREAS NORTH OF I-44. A THIN GLAZE OF ICE
WILL BE POSSIBLE WHERE FREEZING DRIZZLE DEVELOPS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

A SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT THE OUTLOOK AREA THIS
WEEKEND. FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW ALL APPEAR LIKELY
ACROSS THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. GREATER THAN
A QUARTER INCH OF ICE WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR AREAS ALONG AND SOUTH
OF U.S. 60. ACCUMULATING SNOW IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION WITH
THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS NORTH OF THE HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR...WHERE
SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE. SIGNIFICANT SLEET
ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG THE I-44 CORRIDOR. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHERN MISSOURI...WHICH
WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO ENHANCE ACCUMULATIONS.

NORTH WIND GUSTS AROUND 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM SATURDAY
INTO SUNDAY. THESE WINDS MAY ENHANCE IMPACTS FROM FREEZING RAIN ON
TREES AND POWER LINES.

A BITTERLY COLD AIR MASS WILL THEN FILTER INTO THE REGION BEHIND
THIS STORM SYSTEM FOR THE BEGINNING OF NEXT WEEK. THIS WILL RESULT
IN WIND CHILLS RANGING FROM 5 TO 15 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT. SPOTTERS
AND EMERGENCY MANAGERS SHOULD MONITOR FORECASTS FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE CONCERNING THE UPCOMING WINTER STORM.

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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)

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DSA



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