Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Weather Update from ArtMorris.com
FLUS43 KSGF 261602
HWOSGF

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1102 AM CDT WED MAR 26 2014

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-271615-
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-
1102 AM CDT WED MAR 26 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 LIGHTNING RISK.
LIMITED NON THUNDERSTORM WIND RISK.
SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER RISK.

DISCUSSION...

WINDS GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT WITH
THE STRONGEST WINDS ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND WESTERN
MISSOURI WEST OF A BRANSON TO OSAGE BEACH LINE.

LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL PRODUCE AN ELEVATED
TO SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER RISK TODAY WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR
DIFFICULT TO CONTROL NATURAL COVER FIRES.

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT AS AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE MOVES QUICKLY THROUGH THE REGION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

SOUTHERLY TO SOUTHWESTERLY WIND GUSTS OF AT LEAST 30 MPH TO AS HIGH
AS 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE THURSDAY. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL
OCCUR ACROSS SOUTHEAST KANSAS INTO WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
MISSOURI.

ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THURSDAY AND THURSDAY
NIGHT AS A STORM SYSTEM APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. STRONG VERTICAL
WIND SHEAR AND AT LEAST SOME INSTABILITY WILL PRODUCE A LIMITED
RISK FOR STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE
PRIMARY RISK WITH THESE STORMS WILL BE LOCALIZED DAMAGING WIND
GUSTS.

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI
FRIDAY EVENING AS LOW PRESSURE MOVES THROUGH ARKANSAS.

GUSTY SOUTH WINDS AND AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER WILL AGAIN BE
POSSIBLE SUNDAY.

.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)

$$

FOSTER



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