Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
849 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-010300-
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-
849 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

  LIMITED EXCESSIVE COLD RISK.
  LIMITED SNOW RISK.

DISCUSSION...

AN AREA OF DIMINISHING SNOW AND SNOW FLURRIES WILL OCCUR SOUTH OF
PITTSBURGH KANSAS TO HARTVILLE LINE. AN INCH OR TWO OF SNOW
OCCURRED EARLIER THIS EVENING FROM THE NEOSHO AND ANDERSON AREAS
EAST TO THE BRANSON AREA. BECAUSE OF VERY COLD GROUND TEMPERATURES
ROADS HAVE QUICKLY BECOME SLICK EVEN WITH A MINOR ACCUMULATION.

WIND CHILLS WILL FALL INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS LATE TONIGHT AND
EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL DEVELOP FROM WEST TO EAST SATURDAY INTO
SATURDAY EVENING...AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY MORNING. PRECIPITATION
WILL START AS SNOW SATURDAY BEFORE TRANSITIONING TO A WINTRY MIX
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING. ALL RAIN IS EXPECTED IN MOST
AREAS BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

SNOWFALL AMOUNTS RANGING FROM 1 TO 3 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG
AND SOUTH OF THE INTERSTATE 44 CORRIDOR WITH THE LIGHTEST TOTALS
ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI. 3 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW CAN BE
EXPECTED TO THE NORTH OF THE INTERSTATE 44 CORRIDOR. A THIN GLAZE
OF ICE IS ALSO EXPECTED FROM SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
MORNING...WITH ICE ACCUMULATIONS GENERALLY AT OR BELOW FIVE
HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH.

A STRONGER STORM SYSTEM WILL THEN IMPACT THE REGION FROM LATER
MONDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT. ENOUGH INSTABILITY IS EXPECTED TO BE
PRESENT FOR THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT DURING THIS TIME. THERE WILL
ALSO BE THE POTENTIAL FOR SOME LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND A
LIMITED RISK FOR FLOODING.

WIND CHILLS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS WILL THEN BE POSSIBLE BY
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY MORNINGS AS A COLDER AIR MASS MOVES INTO
THE REGION BEHIND THE DEPARTING STORM SYSTEM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

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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