Thursday, February 7, 2019

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Weather Update from
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Springfield MO
518 AM CST Thu Feb 7 2019

St. Clair-Hickory-Camden-Pulaski-Phelps-Barton-Cedar-Polk-Dallas-
518 AM CST Thu Feb 7 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

Limited tornado risk.
Limited hail risk.
Elevated thunderstorm wind damage risk.
Limited lightning risk.
Elevated excessive cold risk.
Limited non thunderstorm wind risk.
Significant ice accumulation risk.
Limited snow and or sleet risk.


Increasing freezing rain coverage and intensity will occur
through the morning hours. Ice accumulations of a glaze along the
Interstate 44 corridor to between a quarter to a third of an inch
from Columbus Kansas to Versailles are expected by late morning.

A brief period of a wintry mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow
will be possible across portions of the Ozarks this morning as a
cold front moves through the area and cold air filters in behind
it. An additional glaze of ice will be possible.

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible through mid morning
over south-central Missouri. Large hail and damaging wind gusts
will be the primary threat.

A flood risk also exists for portions of southern Missouri
through the afternoon with additional one-half to one inch of
rainfall expected...bringing storm total values of one to three

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Below normal temperatures are expected late in the week with wind
chill values falling into the single digits and teens at times
early Friday morning. Temperatures will begin to moderate
somewhat on Saturday.

There is then a limited threat for a wintry mix and some light
snow accumulation from Sunday night into Monday.

Another round of rain will move across portions of the region
Monday into Tuesday which may bring some additional flooding to
portions of the southern Ozarks.


Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.


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