Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Weather Update from
FLUS43 KSGF 030303

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Springfield MO
1003 PM CDT Wed May 2 2018

St. Clair-Hickory-Camden-Pulaski-Phelps-Barton-Cedar-Polk-Dallas-
1003 PM CDT Wed May 2 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

Limited tornado risk.
Elevated hail risk.
Significant thunderstorm wind damage risk.
Limited flooding risk.
Significant lightning risk.


Strong to potentially severe thunderstorms will move through
central Missouri through midnight. Some of these storms could be
severe capable of producing hail to the size of quarters and
damaging wind gusts up to 70 mph. There remains a limited threat
for tornadoes as well.

Another area of strong to severe storms will move northeast out of
Oklahoma and into southwest Missouri after midnight...continuing
toward the Highway 63 corridor into the late night hours. Winds
to 70 mph will be the greatest threat...though short lived
tornadoes will be possible as well.

Locally heavy downpours will also accompany the stronger
storms...but widespread flooding is not expected.

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

Scattered thunderstorms will impact the outlook area Thursday
into Thursday evening. There is a conditional risk for strong to
severe storms if enough instability develops. The greatest risk
for severe storms will across central Missouri later in the day.

Southerly wind gusts over 30 mph will be possible on Thursday,
especially across western Missouri and southeastern Kansas.


Spotter activation may be needed overnight.


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