Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FLUS43 KSGF 012139
HWOSGF

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
339 PM CST MON FEB 1 2016

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-022145-
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-
339 PM CST MON FEB 1 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 LIGHTNING RISK.
  LIMITED NON THUNDERSTORM WIND RISK.
  ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK.

DISCUSSION...

  ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON
  ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA DUE TO LOW HUMIDITIES AND INCREASING
  EASTERLY WINDS. FIRES IN THESE CONDITIONS WILL HAVE THE
  POTENTIAL TO QUICKLY GROW AND SPREAD...ESPECIALLY OVER GRASSY
  AND PASTURELAND AREAS.

  SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL BECOME INCREASINGLY GUSTY THIS EVENING
  AND OVERNIGHT TONIGHT...AS A STRONG STORM SYSTEM
  APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. GUSTS COULD EXCEED 30 MPH AT TIMES
  THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE SPRINGFIELD
  METRO.

  SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BEGIN TO MOVE INTO THE
  AREA FROM THE WEST THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT TONIGHT.
  NO SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME WITH THIS ACTIVITY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

  THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ONGOING TUESDAY MORNING EAST OF
  INTERSTATE 49. THERE IS A LIMITED RISK FOR AN ORGANIZED STORM
  OR TWO OVER SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI LATE TUESDAY MORNING. STORMS
  WILL EXIT THE EASTERN OZARKS BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

  SOUTHWESTERLY TO WESTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE SUBSTANTIALLY
  TUESDAY FROM LATE MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS...WITH
  GUSTS EXCEEDING 40 MPH IN SOME LOCATIONS. IN ADDITION...MUCH
  DRIER AIR WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA. THE COMBINATION OF VERY
  GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RESULT IN WIDESPREAD
  ELEVATED TO LOCALLY SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON.

.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)

$$

CRAMER



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