Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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HWOSGF

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
901 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-150315-
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-
901 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

  LIMITED ICE ACCUMULATION RISK.
  LIMITED SLEET AND SNOW RISK.
  ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK.

DISCUSSION...

A VERY DRY AIR MASS AND GUSTY WINDS OVER PARTS OF SOUTHERN
MISSOURI WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER UNTIL
PRECIPITATION STARTS TO OCCUR AND HUMIDITY RISES.

LIGHT WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE AFTER
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. PRECIPITATION IS MAINLY EXPECTED TO BE IN THE
FORM OF FREEZING DRIZZLE...HOWEVER POCKETS OF SLEET AND LIGHT SNOW
WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE EASTERN OZARKS.
ROADWAYS MAY THEREFORE BECOME SLICK DURING THE PREDAWN HOURS. A
VERY LIGHT GLAZE OF ICE IS POSSIBLE. A DUSTING OF SLEET AND SNOW
IS POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY OVER THE EASTERN HALF OF THE AREA.

WIND CHILLS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS ARE ALSO EXPECTED TONIGHT ACROSS
CENTRAL MISSOURI.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

A LIGHT WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION WILL BE ONGOING ACROSS THE
AREA SUNDAY MORNING. FREEZING DRIZZLE IS AGAIN EXPECTED TO BE THE
PREDOMINANT PRECIPITATION TYPE...WITH POCKETS OF SNOW AND SLEET
POSSIBLE ACROSS THE EASTERN OZARKS. A VERY MINOR GLAZE OF ICE IS
EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY EAST OF THE INTERSTATE 49 CORRIDOR FROM LATE
TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

TEMPERATURES WILL WARM FROM WEST TO EAST ACROSS THE AREA DURING
THE DAY ON SUNDAY WITH LOCATIONS GENERALLY ALONG AND WEST OF
HIGHWAY 65 EXPECTED TO WARM ABOVE THE FREEZING MARK BY MIDDAY
SUNDAY. HOWEVER...A LIGHT WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION WILL REMAIN
POSSIBLE INTO THE AFTERNOON... MAINLY ACROSS SOUTH-CENTRAL
MISSOURI.

WIND CHILLS WILL DROP INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS AGAIN SUNDAY NIGHT
INTO MONDAY MORNING ACROSS CENTRAL MISSOURI.

PATCHY FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHERN MISSOURI LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING. VISIBILITIES MAY DROP TO LESS THAN A
MILE AT TIMES.

GUSTY NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP ON TUESDAY WITH GUSTS OVER
30 MPH EXPECTED ACROSS MAINLY EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND
WESTERN MISSOURI.

GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL THEN DEVELOP ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA
ON BOTH THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WITH WIND GUSTS OVER 30 MPH EXPECTED
BOTH DAYS. THESE GUSTY WINDS COMBINED WITH VERY WARM CONDITIONS
WILL COULD ALSO LEAD TO ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON BOTH
AFTERNOONS...MAINLY ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND WESTERN
MISSOURI.

.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)

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DSA


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