Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Severe Weather Possible Tonight/Tomorrow

The Storm Prediction Center has much of MO and other areas to the SE in a slight risk zone for
severe weather.  This includes the possibility of isolated tornadoes.  A good portion of MO is in a 5% risk area for that development.  The National Weather Service in Springfield, MO lists the hazards as:
  • Limited tornado risk
  • Elevated hail risk
  • Elevated thunderstorm wind damage risk
  • Significant flooding risk
  • Significant lighting risk
  • Limited excessive heat risk
Storms are expected to develop later this afternoon into the evening hours.  Severe weather is also possible Thursday afternoon and evening.

You should stay tuned to local weather forecasts, as the information at is only current at the time of posting.  Make sure your NOAA All Hazards Radio is on and backed up by battery. If you don't own a NOAA All Hazards Radio, you should. Click the link for a previous blog post on selecting one.

Springfield, MO NWS - Hazardous Weather Outlook