Monday, May 9, 2016

Severe Weather Possible - 5/9/2016

SPC Tornado Outlook
The Storm Prediction Center has all of MO and much of KS in a slight risk area for severe weather, while much of AR and eastern OK (and areas south) are in an enhanced risk area, with a higher risk.  The NWS office in Springfield notes that storms will be possible this evening and tonight, with the main threat being quarter sized hail and 65MPH wind gusts.  An tornado or two can not be ruled out.

The NWS in Springfield, MO lists the potential risks today as:
  • Limited tornado risk
  • Elevated hail risk
  • Elevated thunderstorm wind damage risk
  • Significant lighting risk
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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