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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
405 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055-066>068-077>080-088>091-093>095-101>104-
072215-
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-VERNON-ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-BARTON-
CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-NEWTON-LAWRENCE-
CHRISTIAN-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-TANEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PAWNEE STATION...
CHICOPEE...LONE OAK...PITTSBURG...BAXTER SPRINGS...LOWELL...
RIVERTON...COLUMBUS...NEUTRAL...SHERWIN...STIPPVILLE...WARSAW...
WHITAKERVILLE...COLE CAMP...CROCKERVILLE...MORA...EDMONSON...
LINCOLN...NEVADA...TIFFIN...APPLETON CITY...JOHNSON CITY...
WEAUBLEAU...HERMITAGE...QUINCY...WHEATLAND...CROSS TIMBERS...
KENOMA...LAMAR...CEDAR SPRINGS...EL DORADO SPRINGS...FILLEY...
ARNICA...CAPLINGER MILLS...STOCKTON...BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...
CHARITY...FOOSE...MARCH...PLAD...WINDYVILLE...OLIVE...JOPLIN...
CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...LOCKWOOD...MEINERT...SPRINGFIELD...
MARSHFIELD...NORTHVIEW...SEYMOUR...ROGERSVILLE...NEOSHO...
AURORA...MOUNT VERNON...MARIONVILLE...NIXA...CHRISTIAN CENTER...
OZARK...SELMORE...ANDERSON...NOEL...GOODMAN...SOUTH WEST CITY...
PINEVILLE...ROCKY COMFORT...MONETT...MADRY...CASSVILLE...
KIMBERLING CITY...CRANE...ELSEY...INDIAN POINT...
SILVER DOLLAR CITY...BRANSON...HOLLISTER...KIRBYVILLE...
EDGEWATER BEACH...FORSYTH...OZARK BEACH...POWERSITE
405 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON
ACROSS SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND WESTERN MISSOURI...

WINDS WILL BECOME GUSTY MIDDAY THROUGH THIS EVENING WITH SHIFTING
WINDS FROM WESTERLY TO NORTHWESTERLY AS A COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS
THE REGION LATER TODAY. WIND GUSTS WILL APPROACH 35 MPH ALONG
WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS.

NEAR CRICTICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ALONG WITH DRY AND DORMANT
VEGETATION ON THE GROUND WILL CAUSE ANY FIRES TO RAPIDLY SPREAD
AND BECOME UNCONTROLLABLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. OUTDOOR
BURNING IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED TODAY.

$$

GRIFFIN




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
310 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-080915-
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-
310 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

  LIMITED NON THUNDERSTORM WIND RISK.
  LIMITED SNOW RISK.
  ELEVATED TO LOCALLY SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER RISK.

DISCUSSION...

  A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA LATE TODAY. GUSTY
  SHIFTING WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY GRASS AND BRUSH FROM
  RECENT DRY WEATHER WILL LEAD TO AN ELEVATED TO LOCALLY
  SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER RISK. WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 35 MPH WILL
  BE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY OVER WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI AND
  SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

  LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS CENTRAL MISSOURI AND
  THE EASTERN MISSOURI OZARKS BY EARLY TOMORROW MORNING. A LIGHT
  DUSTING MAY BE POSSIBLE BUT SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS ARE NOT
  EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

  MUCH COLDER AIR WILL MOVE IN FOR MONDAY WITH NORTHWEST WIND
  GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH EXPECTED. WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE SINGLE
  DIGITS TO NEAR ZERO ARE EXPECTED MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. SNOW
  FLURRIES AND OR LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE MONDAY. A
  LIGHT DUSTING MAY BE POSSIBLE IN CENTRAL MISSOURI AND THE
  EASTERN MISSOURI OZARKS. NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS EXPECTED.

  AN ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY
  WITH GUSTY WINDS AND DRY VEGETATION.

.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)

$$

GRIFFIN




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