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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
738 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-200045-
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-
738 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

  LIMITED FLOODING RISK.
  ELEVATED LIGHTNING RISK.

DISCUSSION...

  ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MISSOURI
  AND THE EASTERN OZARKS THIS EVENING...INCREASING TO SCATTERED
  COVERAGE OVERNIGHT. A COMPLEX OF THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING ACROSS
  KANSAS AND OKLAHOMA WILL MOVE INTO EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS
  AND WESTERN MISSOURI DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. CLOUD TO GROUND
  LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE MAIN HAZARDS
  WITH THESE THUNDERSTORMS. THERE IS A LIMITED RISK FOR LOCALIZED
  FLOODING WHERE MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF STORMS TRACK OVER THE SAME
  AREAS.

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

  MORE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY EVENING AS A
  SLOW MOVING STORM SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE REGION. THERE IS A
  LIMITED TO ELEVATED RISK FOR STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS IF ENOUGH
  INSTABILITY CAN DEVELOP. THE GREATEST RISK FOR SEVERE WEATHER
  SUNDAY WILL BE ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN MISSOURI GENERALLY SOUTH OF
  INTERSTATE 44. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND A LIMITED RISK FOR
  FLOODING WILL CONTINUE.

  A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
OF
  NEXT WEEK.

.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)

$$

GAGAN






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