Hazardous Weather Outlook
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FLUS43 KSGF 031000
HWOSGF

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
400 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-041000-
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-
400 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

  LIMITED EXCESSIVE COLD RISK.
  LIMITED NON THUNDERSTORM WIND RISK.
  ELEVATED ICE ACCUMULATION RISK.
  LIMITED SNOW AND SLEET RISK.

DISCUSSION...

  GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WIND IS EXPECTED TODAY AHEAD OF AN
  APPROACHING COLD FRONT. WINDS MAY GUST OVER 30 MPH AT TIMES FROM
  THE LATE MORNING THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.

  PRECIPITATION WILL TRANSITION FROM RAIN TO FREEZING RAIN AND
  THEN SLEET AND SNOW LATE TONIGHT AS COLD AIR MOVES IN BEHIND A
  COLD FRONT. ONLY LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OF ICE AND SNOW ARE
  EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.

  WIND CHILLS WILL DIP INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS LATE TONIGHT AS
  NORTHERLY WINDS INCREASE BEHIND A COLD FRONT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

  THE TRANSITION FROM FREEZING RAIN TO SLEET AND SNOW WILL
  CONTINUE OVER FAR SOUTHERN MISSOURI ON WEDNESDAY MORNING...BUT
  BY AFTERNOON EVERYONE SHOULD BE GETTING SNOWFALL. HEAVIEST
  AMOUNTS OF SNOW WILL BE SOUTHEAST OF A BRANSON TO SALEM LINE
  WHERE 4 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE. SOME HIGHER
  ISOLATED AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE BAND OF HEAVIER SNOW.

  FURTHER NORTHWEST ALONG THE INTERSTATE 44 CORRIDOR...1 TO 3
  INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED WITH AROUND AN INCH POSSIBLE OVER
  WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI.

  IN ADDITION TO THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION...VERY COLD TEMPERATURES
  ARE EXPECTED BOTH WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY NIGHT AS LOWS
  OVER THE SNOWPACK WILL DIP INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS WITH WIND
  CHILLS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO.


.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)

$$

LINDENBERG




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