Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FLUS43 KSGF 181835

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Springfield MO
135 PM CDT Thu May 18 2017

St. Clair-Hickory-Camden-Pulaski-Phelps-Barton-Cedar-Polk-Dallas-
135 PM CDT Thu May 18 2017

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 Tornado risk.
  Elevated Hail risk.
  Elevated Thunderstorm wind damage risk.
  Elevated Flooding risk.
  Significant Lightning risk.


  An isolated storm or two will be possible across south central
  Missouri this afternoon. No severe weather is expected with
  this activity and most of the area should remain dry during the

  Severe thunderstorms will develop across the southern and
  central Plains this afternoon and evening. These storms will
  likely develop into line segments as they push northeast into
  the area by mid to late evening continuing into the overnight
  hours. Winds in excess of 60 mph and hail up to the size of
  quarters will be possible with this activity. There will also
  be an isolated tornado risk with any line segments that can
  surge to the northeast generally along and west of Highway 65.

  Heavy rain will be likely with the storms as they push across
  the area overnight. Any training of storms may lead to some
  localized flooding due to the already high water tables from
  extreme flooding earlier in the month.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

  Thunderstorms are expected to linger into Friday, but in a
  diminishing fashion.

  Additional strong to severe thunderstorms will again develop to
  our west and move into the area late Friday evening into the
  overnight hours. The storms are once again expected to develop
  into a line of thunderstorms as they push into the area.
  Damaging winds will be the main severe weather risk Friday

  The storms should come to an end from Saturday night into
  Sunday morning with storm total rainfall area wide of 1 to 3
  inches. The heaviest rainfall amounts and better flooding
  potential will occur across southeastern Kansas and western
  Missouri as multiple rounds of rain are expected from tonight
  into Sunday morning.

  Additional thunderstorms will return Monday night into Tuesday
  as another quick moving upper level system moves in from the


  Spotter activation may be needed later this evening into the
  overnight hours generally west of Highway 65.


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