Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Severe Weather Possible Today - 03/23/16

Storm Prediction Center Categorical Outlook
The Storm Prediction Center has a good portion of the Midwest, including the Ozarks, in a slight risk box for severe weather.  This includes a chance for tornado development.  The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Springfield, MO lists the following threat potential:
  • Limited tornado risk
  • Elevated hail risk
  • Elevated thunderstorm wind damage risk
  • Significant lightning risk
  • Significant non-thunderstorm wind risk
  • Significant fire weather risk
Storms are expected to fire later this afternoon west of Springfield and move through the area this evening.

You should stay tuned to local weather forecasts, as the information at is only current at the time of posting and may not be all inclusive.  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

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