Saturday, June 17, 2017

Elevated hail, significant lightning risk for Joplin area

St. Clair-Hickory-Camden-Pulaski-Phelps-Barton-Cedar-Polk-Dallas-
900 PM CDT Sat Jun 17 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

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


A complex or line of storms is expected to continue to develop
across northern Missouri and eastern Kansas and spread southeast
into the area later this evening by 10 to 11 pm. The storms will
then move through the rest of the outlook area overnight. These
storms will gradually begin to weaken as they move through
southern Missouri.

There will again be a strong to severe storm risk across the
area, especially along and north of I-44. Damaging wind gusts up
to 70 mph and hail to the size of quarters will be the main severe
weather risks. Frequent lightning and locally heavy rainfall can
also be expected, with a limited risk for flooding.

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

A few storms may be possible during the middle of next week but
the better chances should remain north of the outlook area.
Additional thunderstorm chances will then be possible next


Spotter activation may be needed tonight for hail and wind damage

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