Thursday, February 27, 2014

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Weather Update from ArtMorris.com
FLUS43 KSGF 272219
HWOSGF

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
419 PM CST THU FEB 27 2014

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-282230-
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-
419 PM CST THU FEB 27 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 EXCESSIVE COLD RISK.
LIMITED NON THUNDERSTORM WIND RISK.

DISCUSSION...

WIND CHILLS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE EASTERN OZARKS.

SOUTHEASTERLY WIND GUSTS AROUND 30 MPH WILL DEVELOP LATE
TONIGHT AROUND THE SPRINGFIELD METROPOLITAN AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

A QUICK MOVING STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING A BRIEF PERIOD OF SLEET
QUICKLY CHANGING OVER TO SNOW OR A RAIN SNOW MIX ON FRIDAY.
OVERALL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE LIMITED BY TEMPERATURES NEAR
OR SLIGHTLY ABOVE FREEZING EVEN WITH MODERATE SNOW FALLING AT
TIMES. THE COOLEST TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR ACROSS CENTRAL
MISSOURI WHERE UP TO AN INCH OF SNOW ACCUMULATION MAY BE
POSSIBLE.

SOUTHEASTERLY WIND GUSTS AROUND 30 MPH ARE AGAIN EXPECTED
FRIDAY MORNING FROM THE STOCKTON LAKE REGION...SOUTH TOWARDS
CASSVILLE AND SPRINGFIELD.

PATCHY DRIZZLE WILL THEN BE POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT WITH DRIZZLE
THEN POSSIBLE AGAIN ON SATURDAY. WITH TEMPERATURES EXPECTED TO
FALL BELOW FREEZING...THERE IS A LIMITED POTENTIAL FOR VERY
MINOR ACCUMULATIONS OF ICE ON EXPOSED SURFACES FRIDAY NIGHT.

CONFIDENCE IS THEN INCREASING THAT A SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM
MAY IMPACT THE OUTLOOK AREA FROM SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
NIGHT. FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET APPEAR LIKELY ACROSS MUCH OF
THE AREA...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR GREATER THAN A QUARTER
INCH OF ICE OVER PORTIONS OF THE MISSOURI OZARKS. SNOW IS
ALSO EXPECTED ACROSS CENTRAL MISSOURI FROM SATURDAY NIGHT
INTO SUNDAY MORNING...WITH A CHANGEOVER TO SNOW THEN
OCCURRING ACROSS MUCH OF THE OUTLOOK AREA FROM LATER SUNDAY
INTO SUNDAY EVENING. GREATER THAN FOUR INCHES OF SNOW WILL
BE POSSIBLE ACROSS CENTRAL MISSOURI...GENERALLY ALONG AND
NORTH OF THE HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE FROM SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY...PRIMARILY ACROSS SOUTHERN MISSOURI. ANY
THUNDERSTORMS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE
ACCUMULATIONS OF SLEET AND SMALL HAIL.

FINALLY...BRISK NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL ALSO ACCOMPANY
THIS STORM SYSTEM. WIND GUSTS AROUND 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE
FROM SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY.

A BITTER COLD AIR MASS WILL THEN FILTER INTO THE REGION BEHIND
THIS STORM SYSTEM FROM SUNDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY. LOW
TEMPERATURES WILL FALL INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS OVER MANY AREAS
WITH WIND CHILLS RANGING FROM 5 TO 15 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

A WEAK STORM SYSTEM MAY THEN BRING SOME LIGHT SNOW TO THE
REGION AROUND THE MIDDLE OF 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)

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WFO SGF



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