Saturday, December 26, 2015

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Weather Update from ArtMorris.com
FLUS43 KSGF 270228
HWOSGF

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
828 PM CST SAT DEC 26 2015

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-280230-
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-
828 PM CST SAT DEC 26 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

LIMITED TORNADO RISK.
LIMITED HAIL RISK.
LIMITED THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE RISK.
EXTREME FLOODING RISK.
LIMITED LIGHTNING RISK. LIMITED NON
THUNDERSTORM WIND RISK.

DISCUSSION...

A SIGNIFICANT FLOOD EVENT IS UNFOLDING ACROSS THE REGION THIS
EVENING AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY. HEAVY RAIN HAS
DEVELOPED FROM ANDERSON TO SPRINGFIELD TO ROLLA MISSOURI WHERE
TWO TO FIVE INCHES OF RAIN HAS OCCURRED...WITH NUMEROUS ROADS
FLOODED AND SEVERAL LOW WATER RESCUES REPORTED IN THIS AREA OF
HEAVY RAIN. THIS AREA OF HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY
SPREAD EAST THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT...WITH PERIODS OF MODERATE
TO HEAVY RAIN OCCURRING INTO MONDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST
TOTALS ARE FOCUSED ALONG THE INTERSTATE 44 CORRIDOR.
SIGNIFICANT FLASH FLOODING AND RIVER FLOODING WILL CONTINUE TO
OCCUR THIS EVENING INTO TONIGHT. SOME AREAS THAT DO NOT
NORMALLY FLOOD COULD EXPERIENCE FLOODING DURING THIS EVENT. FOR
SOME LOCATIONS ACROSS SOUTHERN AND SOUTHWESTERN
MISSOURI...FLOODING COULD EXCEED THAT SEEN DURING THE SPRING
2008 AND 2011 FLOODS.

THE SEVERE RISK IS STARTING TO DECREASE ACROSS THE AREA...BUT
THERE IS STILL A LOW RISK FOR A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN MISSOURI THIS EVENING.
HAIL TO THE SIZE OF QUARTERS...WIND GUSTS TO 60 MPH...AND A
BRIEF SPIN UP TORNADO WILL BE POSSIBLE BUT AGAIN THIS RISK IS
LOW AND WILL CONTINUE TO DECREASE AS THE EVENING WEARS ON.

NORTH TO NORTHEAST SURFACE WINDS WILL START TO GUST TO BETWEEN
30 AND 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT ACROSS FAR SOUTHEASTERN
KANSAS AND WESTERN MISSOURI.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT ACROSS MUCH OF
THE REGION. STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES CAN
BE EXPECTED...WITH THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS ACROSS THE
INTERSTATE 44 CORRIDOR. IN ADDITION TO FLASH FLOODING...MANY
RIVERS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH AT LEAST MODERATE FLOOD STAGE BY
SUNDAY...WITH SEVERAL RIVER POINTS REACHING MAJOR OR EVEN
RECORD FLOOD STAGE. THOSE WITH INTERESTS ALONG OR NEAR AREA
RIVERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REMAIN ALERT FOR THE LATEST RIVER
FORECASTS AND FLOOD WARNINGS.

LIGHT SNOW MAY MIX IN WITH RAIN AS THIS STORM SYSTEM EXITS THE
AREA MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. NO WINTER WEATHER IMPACTS ARE
EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

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MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CAN BE ACCESSED AT:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SGF/SITREP(ALL LOWERCASE)

THIS PRODUCT IN GRAPHICAL FORMAT...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...
HYDROLOGICAL AND CLIMATE INFORMATION...AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SGF(ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

WISE



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