Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Weather Update from
FLUS43 KSGF 061117

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Springfield MO
517 AM CST Wed Feb 6 2019

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517 AM CST Wed Feb 6 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

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


Dense fog will continue through mid morning over areas along and
east of the Highway 13 corridor from Springfield to Table Rock
Lake. Visibilities will fall to one quarter of a mile at times.

Intermittent light freezing drizzle and rain will continue over
areas along and northwest of a line from Columbus Kansas to
Versailles. Ice accumulations will range from a glaze up to two
tenths of an inch. Intermittent freezing drizzle and rain could
continue into early Thursday morning.

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible from this afternoon
through tonight. All modes of severe weather are expected,
including large hail, damaging wind gusts, and tornadoes. A strong
tornado or two will be possible over areas south of Interstate 44.

While the window of possible severe weather will occur from this
afternoon through tonight, the highest frequency of intense storms
will occur during the overnight hours.

A flood risk also exists for portions of southern Missouri through
Thursday, as one to three inches of widespread rainfall is

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

Severe thunderstorms will be ongoing across southern Missouri
early Thursday morning. All modes of severe weather will be
possible, prior to these storms exiting the eastern Ozarks by mid

A brief period of a mix of freezing drizzle, rain, and snow will
be possible across portions of southeast Kansas and western
Missouri Thursday morning. An additional glaze of ice will be

Residual flooding of small streams, creeks, and low water crossing
is expected across southern Missouri through Thursday.

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

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


Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.


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