Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FLUS43 KSGF 151358 AAA

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Springfield MO
858 AM CDT Thu Mar 15 2018

St. Clair-Hickory-Camden-Pulaski-Phelps-Barton-Cedar-Polk-Dallas-
858 AM CDT Thu Mar 15 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Limited lightning risk.
  Limited non thunderstorm wind risk.
  Significant fire weather risk.


A significant fire behavior risk will occur this afternoon with
southwest winds becoming gusty with warmer temperatures and a dry
air mass. Locations across Southeast Kansas and Western Missouri
are now under a Red Flag Warning for this afternoon. Wind gusts
up to 35 mph will be possible.

A few thunderstorms will be possible late tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Isolated to widely scattered thunderstorms will be possible
Friday ahead of a front and dry line boundary. There will be a
marginal risk for a couple strong to severe thunderstorms
possible on Friday into Friday evening. The threat would be
isolated severe hail up to quarter size and damaging wind gusts up
to 60 mph.

A significant fire weather danger will likely develop Friday
afternoon over southeast Kansas and far western Missouri as dry
air moves into the area behind a dry line with gusty southwest
winds. A Fire Weather Watch has been issued along and west of I-
49 for Friday afternoon. Southwest to west winds of 20 to 30 mph
is expected with gusts up to 40 mph possible over southeast Kansas
into western Missouri Friday afternoon.

Additional thunderstorm chances will return from late Sunday
into Monday.


  Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.


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