Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Isolated thunderstorms expected tonight for Joplin area, severe weather not expected

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730 PM CDT Wed May 31 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Limited Hail risk.
  Elevated Thunderstorm wind damage risk.
  Limited Lightning risk.


 Isolated thunderstorms will impact extreme southeastern Kansas
 and far southwestern Missouri this evening before diminishing.
 Severe weather is not expected this evening.

 Additional thunderstorms may develop late tonight and move into
 portions of central Missouri toward Thursday morning. There will
 be a limited risk for hail up to the size of quarters and
 damaging wind gusts to 60 mph if this activity develops.

 Otherwise frequent lightning and brief heavy rainfall could
 accompany any of these storms.

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

  Thunderstorms may persist into Thursday morning across the
  central and eastern Missouri Ozarks with a limited severe
  weather risk. Additional thunderstorms may then develop
  in the afternoon across portions of the Missouri Ozarks.

  More thunderstorms are then expected from later Friday into
  Saturday night or early Sunday as a storm system moves
  across the region.

  Chances for thunderstorms then look low for most of the
  outlook area for early next week.


  Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

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