823  
FLUS43 KSGF 232043  
HWOSGF  
 
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO  
243 PM CST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-242045-  
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-  
243 PM CST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL  
MISSOURI...SOUTHEAST KANSAS...SOUTHWEST MISSOURI...SOUTH CENTRAL  
MISSOURI...WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI AND EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI.  
   
DAY ONE
 
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.  
 
WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...  
 
ELEVATED FLOODING RISK.  
LIMITED LIGHTNING RISK.  
 
DISCUSSION...  
 
AN AREA OF MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE TO  
SPREAD NORTH INTO AND THROUGH THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON INTO  
TONIGHT. THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL WILL GENERALLY OCCUR ALONG AND  
SOUTH OF THE INTERSTATE 44 CORRIDOR. A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT  
FOR SOUTHERN MISSOURI THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING, AS RUN OFF FROM  
THIS ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL OCCUR ON ALREADY SATURATED  
GROUND.  
 
A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA  
TONIGHT. NO SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.  
 
ANOTHER ROUND OF MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL SPREAD  
THROUGH THE AREA LATE SATURDAY MORNING INTO SATURDAY EVENING.  
THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL WILL AGAIN BE ACROSS SOUTHERN MISSOURI.  
THIS ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OCCURRING ON ALREADY SATURATED GROUNDS  
WILL LEAD TO ADDITIONAL RISK FOR FLOODING OF LOW WATER  
CROSSINGS AND LOW LYING SPOTS, AS RISES ON AREA CREEKS,  
STREAMS, AND RIVERS OCCUR. A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR AREAS  
ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 44 THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.  
 
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO DEVELOP AS A COLD FRONT  
MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. A FEW SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE  
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.  
   
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  
 

 
 
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