Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1248 PM CST MON FEB 1 2016

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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-
1248 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.

  THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL CONTINUE TUESDAY MORNING OVER MUCH OF
  THE OUTLOOK AREA...BEFORE ENDING FOR ALL BUT THE FAR EASTERN
  PORTIONS OF THE OUTLOOK AREA. FOR THIS AREA...ALONG AND EAST OF
  HIGHWAY 63...A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING THE
  AFTERNOON HOURS. THERE WILL BE A VERY LIMITED SEVERE WEATHER
  THREAT TUESDAY AFTERNOON WITH THIS ACTIVITY.

  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.

  MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES...ALONG WITH GUSTY NORTHWEST
  WINDS...WILL RESULT IN WIND CHILLS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS TUESDAY
  NIGHT AND EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING FOR SOME AREAS.

.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)

$$

SCHAUMANN



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