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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Springfield MO
159 PM CDT Wed Apr 8 2020

St. Clair-Hickory-Camden-Pulaski-Phelps-Barton-Cedar-Polk-Dallas-
159 PM CDT Wed Apr 8 2020

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

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


A strong cold front will move very quickly through the outlook
area from 5 pm to 11 pm. A narrow band of scattered thunderstorms
is expected to develop along the front. While the storms may be
short lived, large hail up to two inches in diameter and damaging
winds will be possible. The best chances for the scattered storms
will be east of Missouri Highway 5, but isolated activity is
possible as far west as Interstate 49.

Dry and hot conditions this afternoon with increasing winds late
in the day will produce an elevated fire danger from southeast
Kansas into central Missouri, especially along and north of
Highway 54.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Cold temperatures behind the front will make a frost or light
freeze possible late Thursday night into Friday morning. Another
push of cold air next week will increase frost and freeze
potential Monday night into Tuesday.

Gusty northwest winds and a dry air mass will produce an elevated
fire danger for much of the area Thursday.

Thunderstorms will be possible Friday night and over the weekend
as a storm system approaches then tracks through the area.


  Spotter activation may be needed later today or tonight for
areas east of Highway 65.


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