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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Springfield MO
308 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

St. Clair-Hickory-Camden-Pulaski-Phelps-Barton-Cedar-Polk-Dallas-
308 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of the Missouri
Ozarks and extreme southeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Elevated Tornado Risk.
  Elevated Hail Risk.
  Elevated Thunderstorm Wind Damage Risk.
  Significant Lightning Risk.
  Elevated Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk.
  Significant Fire Weather Risk.


  Scattered thunderstorms will continue through early morning
  across south central Missouri. A few strong to marginally
  severe thunderstorms will be possible, with hail approaching
  one inch in diameter.

  Elevated to locally significant fire weather conditions are
  expected to develop later today across southeastern Kansas and
  far western Missouri, as relative humidity percentages drop
  into the low 20s, with winds gusting in excess of 40 MPH.

  Thunderstorm chances will again increase this afternoon and
  especially this evening. There will be a chance for isolated to
  scattered thunderstorms during the afternoon and early evening
  hours, with the best chance south of Interstate 44. Should
  these storms develop, there will be a risk for large
  hail, high winds, and tornadoes.

  Later tonight, a line of thunderstorms is then expected to
  sweep across the area in association with a cold front. High
  winds will be the primary threat with these storms, though a
  few instances of large hail and a brief tornado will also be

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

  An elevated fire weather risk will impact the outlook area at
  times from Wednesday through Saturday.


  Spotter activation is possible later this afternoon into


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