Friday, February 28, 2014

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Weather Update from ArtMorris.com
FLUS43 KSGF 281856
HWOSGF

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1256 PM CST FRI FEB 28 2014

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-011900-
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-
1256 PM CST FRI FEB 28 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

LIMITED NON THUNDERSTORM WIND RISK.
LIMITED ICE ACCUMULATION RISK.
LIMITED SLEET RISK.

DISCUSSION...

SOUTHEASTERLY WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES
TODAY ALONG THE OZARK PLATEAU.

LIGHT SLEET WILL BRIEFLY MIX IN WITH LIGHT RAIN THIS AFTERNOON
AREAS ALONG AND EAST OF HIGHWAY 65. NO ACCUMULATIONS IS EXPECTED
WITH TEMPERATURES ABOVE FREEZING.

LATE TONIGHT...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.

CONFIDENCE CONTINUES TO INCREASE THAT 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 GREATER I-44 CORRIDOR. THUNDERSTORMS WILL
BE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHERN MISSOURI...WHICH WILL HAVE THE
POTENTIAL ENHANCE ACCUMULATIONS.

BRISK NORTHERLY 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.

A WEAK STORM SYSTEM MAY BRING SOME LIGHT SNOW TO THE REGION
AROUND THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

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)

$$

GRIFFIN



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