Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
351 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-142200-
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-
351 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

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 EXCESSIVE COLD RISK.
  LIMITED ICE ACCUMULATION RISK.
  LIMITED SNOW AND SLEET.
  ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK.

DISCUSSION...

  A VERY DRY AIR MASS AND INCREASING EASTERLY WINDS WILL
  RESULTED IN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS MOST
  OF THE MISSOURI OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS.
  FIRES IN THESE CONDITIONS WILL HAVE THE ABILITY TO QUICKLY
  GROW AND SPREAD...ESPECIALLY OVER GRASSY AND PASTURELAND
  AREAS.

  LIGHT WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE
  AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. PRECIPITATION IS MAINLY EXPECTED TO BE
  IN THE FORM OF FREEZING DRIZZLE...HOWEVER POCKETS OF SLEET AND
  LIGHT SNOW WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE
  EASTERN OZARKS. ROADWAYS MAY THEREFORE BECOME SLICK DURING THE
  PREDAWN HOURS. A VERY LIGHT GLAZE OF ICE IS POSSIBLE. A DUSTING
  OF SLEET AND SNOW IS POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY OVER THE EASTERN HALF
  OF THE AREA.

  WIND CHILLS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS ARE ALSO EXPECTED TONIGHT
  ACROSS CENTRAL MISSOURI.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

  A LIGHT WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION WILL BE ONGOING ACROSS
  THE AREA SUNDAY MORNING. FREEZING DRIZZLE IS AGAIN EXPECTED
  TO BE THE PREDOMINANT PRECIPITATION TYPE...WITH POCKETS OF
  SNOW AND SLEET POSSIBLE ACROSS THE EASTERN OZARKS. A VERY
  MINOR GLAZE OF ICE IS EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY EAST OF THE
  INTERSTATE 49 CORRIDOR FROM LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY
  MORNING.

  TEMPERATURES WILL WARM FROM WEST TO EAST ACROSS THE AREA
  DURING THE DAY ON SUNDAY WITH LOCATIONS GENERALLY ALONG AND
  WEST OF HIGHWAY 65 EXPECTED TO WARM ABOVE THE FREEZING MARK
  BY MIDDAY SUNDAY. HOWEVER...A LIGHT WINTRY MIX OF
  PRECIPITATION WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE INTO THE AFTERNOON...
  MAINLY ACROSS SOUTH-CENTRAL MISSOURI.

  WIND CHILLS WILL DROP INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS AGAIN SUNDAY NIGHT
  INTO MONDAY MORNING ACROSS CENTRAL MISSOURI.

  PATCHY FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHERN MISSOURI LATE
  SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING. VISIBILITIES MAY DROP TO LESS
  THAN A MILE AT TIMES.

  GUSTY NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP ON TUESDAY WITH GUSTS
  OVER 30 MPH EXPECTED ACROSS MAINLY EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS
  AND WESTERN MISSOURI.

  GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL THEN DEVELOP ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA
  ON BOTH THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WITH WIND GUSTS OVER 30 MPH
  EXPECTED BOTH DAYS. THESE GUSTY WINDS COMBINED WITH VERY WARM
  CONDITIONS WILL COULD ALSO LEAD TO ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER
  CONDITIONS ON BOTH AFTERNOONS...MAINLY ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN
  KANSAS AND WESTERN MISSOURI.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CAN BE ACCESSED AT:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SGF/SITREP(ALL LOWERCASE)

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

$$

GRIFFIN


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