Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Springfield MO
224 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

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224 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

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.
  Elevated Hail risk.
  Elevated Thunderstorm wind damage risk.
  Elevated Flooding risk.
  Significant Lightning risk.

DISCUSSION...

Multiple rounds of thunderstorms with heavy rain will impact the
outlook area today through this evening. The strongest storms and
heaviest rainfall will be focused along and south of the Interstate
44 corridor.

There is an elevated risk for strong to severe storms generally
along southeast of Interstate 44. The strongest storms will be
capable of producing large hail to the size of golf balls, wind
gusts in excess of 60 mph and perhaps an isolated tornado.

The risk for flash flooding will increase through the day as additional
rounds of heavy rain occur. Storm total rainfall amounts of 3 and
6 inches will common by Sunday with localized areas receiving up
to 8 inches. The highest rain totals will occur along and
southeast of Interstate 44. Along with flooding of streams, and
low water crossings, many area rivers are expected to reach
moderate flood stage, with several locations possibly reaching
major flood stage.

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the entire outlook area
through Sunday.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Residual flooding will continue Sunday through at least the first
half of the workweek next week.

There will be an additional risk for showers and a few thunderstorms
by mid week next week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

 Spotter activation may be needed today across south central
 Missouri.

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More detailed information can be accessed at:
http://www.weather.gov/sgf/sitrep

This product in graphical format...along with other weather...
hydrological and climate information...at
http://www.weather.gov/sgf

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