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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Springfield MO
709 PM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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709 PM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Limited Lightning risk.
  Limited Non thunderstorm wind risk.


An isolated thunderstorm is possible late tonight across
southeastern Kansas into far southwestern Missouri. However, most
locations will remain dry.

Southerly winds will gust up to 30mph tonight across Southeastern
Kansas and Western Missouri.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

Southerly winds will gust up to 35 mph at times across the area
through the day on Saturday.

Saturday night, a line of strong to severe thunderstorms are
expected to move through the area. Damaging wind gusts will be the
primary hazard with this activity. However, there is a threat for
an isolated tornado along the line of storms for areas west of US
Highway 65. Large hail is also possible in a few storms.

The line of thunderstorms looks to reach the Kansas and Missouri
borders after 10pm and the US Highway 65 corridor after 12 AM
Sunday. These storms are then expected to weaken as they shift
east of US Highway 65 during the early morning hours Sunday.

There is also a risk for some localized flooding, particularly in
southeastern Kansas and western Missouri. Widespread flooding is
not expected.


  Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.


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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
206 PM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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206 PM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for a Large Part of Arkansas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Isolated thunderstorms are possible through this evening,
primarily across the western portion of the state. No severe
weather is expected at this time. The primary threat associated
with any storm will be cloud to ground lightning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday Through Thursday

Isolated storms remain in the forecast for much of the state on
Saturday. No severe weather is expected during the day on

The chance for storms increases quite a bit Saturday night through
Sunday morning as a line of storms is expected to accompany a cold
front across the state. Some of the storms along this front may
become strong to severe with damaging winds posing the primary
severe weather threat. Isolated tornadoes are also possible but
overall threat for tornadoes is low. Locally heavy rainfall and
localized flooding is possible with storms along the front as
well. The best chance for severe weather is expected to occur
Saturday night through early Sunday morning mainly across west and
northwest Arkansas.

On Sunday during the day...the threat for severe storms is
expected to diminish as cooler air moves across the state.
Scattered thunderstorms will remain possible across much of the
state all day Sunday...but the primary threats will be cloud to
ground lightning and locally heavy rainfall. Drier air is expected
to move storms east away from the state Sunday night.

.Spotter Information Statement...

Spotter activation is not expected through tonight.


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