Hazardous Weather Outlook
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FLUS43 KSGF 221816
HWOSGF

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
116 PM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-231815-
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-
ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-
LACLEDE-TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-NEWTON-
LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-HOWELL-SHANNON-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-
TANEY-OZARK-OREGON-
116 PM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE MISSOURI
OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

  LIMITED HAIL RISK.
  ELEVATED THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE RISK.
  LIMITED LIGHTNING RISK.
  ELEVATED EXCESSIVE HEAT RISK.

DISCUSSION...

HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 90S ALONG WITH A HUMID AIR MASS WILL
RESULT IN HEAT INDEX VALUES AROUND 105 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON FROM
SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS INTO CENTRAL MISSOURI. ELSEWHERE HEAT INDEX
VALUES WILL REACH A RANGE FROM 94 TO 104 DEGREES.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS NORTHERN MISSOURI
LATE TODAY. THE STORMS MAY DEVELOP INTO A LINE AND MOVE SOUTH
INTO THE AREA FROM THIS EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. STRONG
TO SEVERE STRAIGHT LINE WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL MISSOURI...WITH THE BEST CHANCES ALONG AND NORTH OF THE
HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR. THE STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY WEAKEN
LATE TONIGHT AS THEY CONTINUE TO MOVE SOUTH THROUGH FAR SOUTHERN
MISSOURI.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA WEDNESDAY.
A FEW STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DOWNBURST WIND GUSTS IN
EXCESS OF 60 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON.

HEAT INDEX VALUES IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY
AND AGAIN FROM FRIDAY THROUGH THE UPCOMING WEEKEND FOR PARTS OF
THE AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED ACROSS CENTRAL THIS EVENING INTO
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

&&

THIS PRODUCT IS NOW AVAILABLE IN GRAPHICAL FORMAT...ALONG WITH
OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND CLIMATE INFORMATION...AT
HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/SGF(ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

DSA





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