Thursday, April 2, 2015

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Weather Update from ArtMorris.com
FLUS43 KSGF 020924
HWOSGF

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
424 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-030930-
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-
424 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

LIMITED TORNADO RISK.
ELEVATED HAIL RISK.
ELEVATED THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE RISK.
ELEVATED FLOODING RISK.
SIGNIFICANT LIGHTNING RISK.

DISCUSSION...

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT MUCH OF THE OUTLOOK AREA
THIS MORNING MAINLY FROM SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS INTO CENTRAL
MISSOURI AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES. THE STRONGER STORMS THIS
MORNING COULD PRODUCE HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF NICKELS...WIND
GUSTS TO 50 MPH AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON ESPECIALLY
FROM CENTRAL MISSOURI INTO THE EASTERN OZARKS. A FEW OF THESE
STORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE WITH HAIL TO THE SIZE OF QUARTERS AND
WINDS TO 60 MPH.

THUNDERSTORMS AND THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE WEATHER WILL
INCREASE LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT WITH A LIMITED TO
ELEVATED RISK FOR SEVERE STORMS. SEVERE STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE
OF PRODUCING HAIL TO THE SIZE OF HALF DOLLARS AND DAMAGING WIND
GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

THERE IS A LIMITED RISK FOR TORNADOES LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO
TONIGHT WITH ANY BOWING LINE SEGMENTS OR SUPERCELLS MOVING ALONG
THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY.

MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF STORMS COULD RESULT IN EXCESSIVE RAINFALL AND
LOCALIZED FLOODING TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING. A FLOOD WATCH
IS IN EFFECT TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING FOR MOST OF THE
OUTLOOK AREA.

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

THUNDERSTORMS AND A LIMITED RISK FOR SEVERE WEATHER WILL LINGER
INTO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING MAINLY ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI.

SUSTAINED NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH
CAN BE EXPECTED FRIDAY MORNING AND EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

PATCHY FROST WILL BE POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT AS LOW TEMPERATURES
FALL INTO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 30S.

THERE WILL BE PERIODIC CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS FROM SUNDAY
THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED LATER TODAY OR 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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