Saturday, June 17, 2017

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Weather Update from
FLUS43 KSGF 170605

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Springfield MO
105 AM CDT Sat Jun 17 2017

St. Clair-Hickory-Camden-Pulaski-Phelps-Barton-Cedar-Polk-Dallas-
105 AM CDT Sat Jun 17 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of the Missouri
Ozarks and extreme southeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

Limited Hail risk.
Elevated Thunderstorm wind damage risk.
Limited Flooding risk.
Elevated Lightning risk.
Elevated Excessive heat risk.


Thunderstorms across eastern Kansas into central Missouri will
slide southeast into and through the area through early this
morning. The storms will spread into central Missouri between 1
and 2 am and push south towards Highway 60 by 5 am. Winds up to
70 mph will be possible with the strongest storms along with
almost continuous cloud to ground lightning strikes. Dime to
quarter size hail may also be possible with a few of the
strongest up drafts. The storms should gradually weaken as they
push south through the area, but strong winds up to 50 mph will
remain possible as outflow pushes across southern Missouri on
to the south into Arkansas around this morning.

Locally heavy rainfall and isolated flash flooding will also be
possible if thunderstorms linger or train over the same areas
for a longer period of time.

Hot and humid conditions will occur this afternoon as after
heat index values top out in the 98 to 109 range. The hottest
conditions will occur across extreme southeastern Kansas and
western into central Missouri where a Heat Advisory is effect
for this afternoon.

Another complex of storms is expected to develop across
northern Missouri this evening and spread south through the
area later this evening into the overnight hours. The strongest
storms are expected north of the area with a gradually
weakening trends as the storms spread south. There will again
be a strong to severe storm risk generally along and north of
I-44 with damaging winds and large hail the main threats.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

A few storms may be possible during the middle of next week,
additional thunderstorm chances next weekend.


Spotters and emergency managers may be needed for activation
through the early morning hours and again tonight into early
Sunday morning, to monitor for wind damage, especially over
central Missouri. Radar trends and warnings should be monitored
prior to the arrival of the storms this evening.


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