Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Springfield MO
317 PM CDT Sat May 19 2018

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317 PM CDT Sat May 19 2018

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Limited tornado risk.
  Elevated hail risk.
  Elevated thunderstorm wind damage risk.
  Limited flooding risk.
  Significant lightning risk.

DISCUSSION...

  A line of strong to severe storms will continue to track east
  across far south central Missouri late this afternoon. The
  strongest storms will be capable of producing hail to the size
  of ping pong balls and damaging winds gusts over 60 mph. This
  activity will spread east of the area by early this evening.

  Thunderstorms are currently developing across north central
  Oklahoma this afternoon. This activity will track northeast
  towards extreme southeastern Kansas and far western Missouri
  this evening. Hail to the size of golf balls and damaging wind
  gusts will be the main risk. An isolated tornado may also be
  possible. Frequent cloud to ground lightning strikes and
  locally heavy rainfall will also occur with this activity.

  Additional showers and storms may then develop and spread into
  the area from the west later tonight into early Sunday morning.
  Cloud to ground lightning and locally heavy rainfall will be
  the main risk, but a few of the stronger storms could be
  capable of penny size hail and winds in excess of 45 mph.

  With the multiple rounds of storms possible today and tonight,
  there will also be the potential for localized minor flooding.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

  Additional thunderstorm are possible on Sunday. A few storms
  may become severe across central Missouri if enough instability
  develops.

Additional thunderstorm chances will occur next week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  Spotter activation may be needed this afternoon across south
  central Missouri, then this evening across extreme southeastern
  Kansas and western Missouri.

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More detailed information can be accessed at:
http://www.weather.gov/sgf/sitrep

This product in graphical format...along with other weather...
hydrological and climate information...at
http://www.weather.gov/sgf

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Wise



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