Hazardous Weather Outlook
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FLUS43 KSGF 202152
HWOSGF

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
352 PM CST FRI FEB 20 2015

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-212200-
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-
352 PM CST FRI FEB 20 2015

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 FLOODING RISK.
  LIMITED LIGHTNING RISK.
  ELEVATED ICE ACCUMULATION RISK.
  LIMITED SLEET RISK.

DISCUSSION...

FREEZING RAIN AND DRIZZLE ALONG WITH OCCASIONAL SLEET SHOWERS WILL
BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD EARLY THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE OVERNIGHT.
SOME ICE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED IN COUNTIES ALONG AND EAST OF A
LINE FROM FORT SCOTT KANSAS TO MOUNT VERNON TO CASSVILLE. THE BEST
CHANCES FOR ICE WILL OCCUR EAST OF MISSOURI HIGHWAY 13 WITH THE
HIGHEST AMOUNTS EXPECTED OVER PARTS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL
MISSOURI WHERE A QUARTER OF AN INCH OF ICE WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM
ROLLA SOUTH TO THE EMINENCE AREA.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS EVENING THROUGH
EARLY SATURDAY MORNING MAINLY AND SOUTH OF I-44. POCKETS OF HEAVY
RAINFALL WILL OCCUR DURING THIS TIME. MELTED SNOW...RAINFALL...AND
POOR DRAINAGE DUE TO FROZEN GROUND MAY LEAD TO SOME LOCALIZED
FLOODING.

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

PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY CHANGE TO ALL RAIN AS
TEMPERATURES WARM ON SATURDAY...BUT SOME ROADS OVER CENTRAL
MISSOURI MAY STILL BE SLICK DUE TO LINGERING COLD AIR. RAIN MAY
BRIEFLY CHANGE BACK TO SNOW AND FLURRIES SATURDAY EVENING BUT NO
FURTHER SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT.

UNSEASONABLY COLD TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED FOR NEXT WEEK WITH
WIND CHILL VALUES NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

.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)

$$

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