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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Springfield MO
1247 PM CDT Sat Jul 31 2021

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-011800-
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-
1247 PM CDT Sat Jul 31 2021

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 hail risk.
  Limited thunderstorm wind damage risk.
  Limited flooding risk.
  Significant lightning risk.
  Extreme excessive heat risk.

DISCUSSION...

Afternoon and early evening heat index values are expected to
range from 100 to 110 degrees today, with slightly lower values
across central Missouri. The extended nature of this heat wave
will increase the risk for heat related illnesses.

Showers and thunderstorms will develop and increase in coverage
from late this afternoon into tonight as a cold front pushes in
from the north. A few of these storms may be strong to severe,
with damaging wind gusts to 60 mph and quarter size hail being
the primary potential severe weather hazards. Frequent lightning
and locally heavy rainfall can also be expected from these storms.
There is a limited risk for localized flash flooding.

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

A few thunderstorms will remain possible near the Arkansas border
early Sunday morning. Cloud to ground lightning will be the main
potential hazard.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

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

$$

Schaumann



Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Springfield MO
1118 AM CDT Sat Jul 31 2021

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ066-077>079-088-089-093-094-101-010200-
/O.CON.KSGF.EH.W.0002.000000T0000Z-210801T0200Z/
Bourbon-Crawford-Cherokee-Vernon-Barton-Cedar-Polk-Jasper-Dade-
Newton-Lawrence-McDonald-
Including the cities of Fort Scott, Pawnee Station, Chicopee,
Lone Oak, Pittsburg, Baxter Springs, Lowell, Riverton, Columbus,
Neutral, Sherwin, Stippville, Nevada, Kenoma, Lamar,
Cedar Springs, El Dorado Springs, Filley, Arnica,
Caplinger Mills, Stockton, Bolivar, Joplin, Carthage, Greenfield,
Lockwood, Meinert, Neosho, Aurora, Mount Vernon, Marionville,
Anderson, Noel, Goodman, South West City, Pineville,
and Rocky Comfort
1118 AM CDT Sat Jul 31 2021

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with heat index values up to
  110 expected.

* WHERE...Portions of southeast Kansas and southwest and west
  central Missouri.

* WHEN...Until 9 PM CDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat and humidity will significantly
  increase the potential for heat related illnesses,
  particularly for those working or participating in outdoor
  activities.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent
rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone
overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.
Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.

&&

$$



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