Saturday, June 17, 2017

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Weather Update from
FLUS43 KSGF 171659

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Springfield MO
1159 AM CDT Sat Jun 17 2017

St. Clair-Hickory-Camden-Pulaski-Phelps-Barton-Cedar-Polk-Dallas-
1159 AM CDT Sat Jun 17 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...

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


Hot and humid conditions will occur this afternoon as heat
index values top out in the upper 90s to around 110. The
hottest conditions will occur across extreme southeastern
Kansas and western Missouri where an Excessive Heat Warning is
in effect. A Heat Advisory is in effect across the remainder
of western Missouri generally along and west of 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. These storms
will gradually begin to weaken as they move into southern

There will again be a strong to severe storm risk across the
area, especially along and north of I-44. Damaging wind gusts
up to 70 mph and hail to the size of quarters will be the main
severe weather risks. Frequent lightning and locally heavy
rainfall can also be expected, with a limited risk for flooding
over portions of southeastern Kansas and west-central Missouri.

.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 then be possible next


Spotter activation may be needed from late this evening into
the overnight period.


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