Saturday, June 17, 2017

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Weather Update from
FLUS43 KSGF 170902

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

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402 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...

Elevated Hail risk.
Elevated Thunderstorm wind damage risk.
Significant Lightning risk.
Significant Excessive heat risk.


Strong to severe storms continue to spread south across
portions of southeastern Kansas and the Missouri Ozarks early
this morning. These storms will continue to weaken as they
spread into southern Missouri. The strongest storms will
generally occur north of Highway 60 and west of Highway 65
early this morning where wind gusts up to 60 mph and hail to
the size of quarters are the main risk. South of Highway 60, 40
to 50 mph winds will be the main risk. Near continuous cloud to
ground lightning will also occur with the storms generally
north of I-44 and west of Highway 65 early this morning.

Hot and humid conditions will occur this afternoon as heat
index values top out in the 96 to 112 range. The hottest
conditions will occur across extreme southeastern Kansas and
western Missouri where an Excessive Heat Warning is now in
effect for. A Heat Advisory is in effect for locations to the
east to a Branson to Springfield to Lake of the Ozarks line
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 trend as the storms spread south. There will again be
a strong to severe storm risk across the area, especially along
and north of I-44. Damaging wind gusts in excess of 60 mph and
large hail will be the main risks.

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

A few storms may be possible during the middle of next week but
the better chances should remain north of the outlook area.
Additional thunderstorm chances will be possible next weekend.


Spotter activation may be needed for portion of the western
Ozarks and southeastern Kansas early this morning. Then across
locations generally north of I-44 later this evening into the
overnight hours.


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