Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Weather Update from
FLUS43 KSGF 191856

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Springfield MO
156 PM CDT Wed Apr 19 2017

St. Clair-Hickory-Camden-Pulaski-Phelps-Barton-Cedar-Polk-Dallas-
156 PM CDT Wed Apr 19 2017

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 Hail risk.
Limited Thunderstorm wind damage risk.
Limited Lightning risk.
Limited Non thunderstorm wind risk.


Scattered showers and thunderstorms will move into the region
after midnight and spread southeast to a Joplin to Eldon line by
7 am. There is a limited risk for locally severe storms with
this activity as it first moves into the outlook area. The
strongest storms may produce hail up to the size of nickels and
wind gusts to 50 mph.

South wind gusts of 30 to 35 mph will be possible in southeast
Kansas and Western Missouri today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Scattered thunderstorms will accompanying a frontal passage on
Thursday. There is a limited risk for severe storms as
instability increases during the day. The strongest storms will
be capable of producing hail to the size of quarters and wind
gusts to 50 mph.

Periods of heavy showers and thunderstorms will impact the
outlook area late Thursday night and Friday and continue through
early Saturday before tapering off. Widespread 2 to 4 inch storm
total rainfall is expected with locally higher amounts up to 5
inches possible. Rainfall of this magnitude over a large area
has the potential to produce flooding of flood prone areas, low
water crossings, and poor drainage areas. Flooding of main stem
rivers may also develop.

A low for strong or locally severe storms exist across far
southern Missouri on Friday if enough instability can develop.


Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.


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