Tuesday, March 24, 2015

515 PM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  BARRY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MISSOURI...
  LAWRENCE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MISSOURI...

* UNTIL 615 PM CDT

* AT 511 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 11 MILES WEST OF
  PIERCE CITY...AND MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH. A SECOND STORM WAS NEAR
  STELLA...AND ALSO MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.

  HAZARD...PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT DAMAGE
           TO ROOFS...SIDING...WINDOWS AND VEHICLES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  AURORA...MARIONVILLE...MONETT...PIERCE CITY...PURDY...VERONA AND
  WHEATON.

THESE STORMS HAVE A HISTORY OF PRODUCING PING PONG BALL SIZED HAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.