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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
405 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055-066>068-077>080-088>091-093>095-101>104-
072215-
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-VERNON-ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-BARTON-
CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-NEWTON-LAWRENCE-
CHRISTIAN-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-TANEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PAWNEE STATION...
CHICOPEE...LONE OAK...PITTSBURG...BAXTER SPRINGS...LOWELL...
RIVERTON...COLUMBUS...NEUTRAL...SHERWIN...STIPPVILLE...WARSAW...
WHITAKERVILLE...COLE CAMP...CROCKERVILLE...MORA...EDMONSON...
LINCOLN...NEVADA...TIFFIN...APPLETON CITY...JOHNSON CITY...
WEAUBLEAU...HERMITAGE...QUINCY...WHEATLAND...CROSS TIMBERS...
KENOMA...LAMAR...CEDAR SPRINGS...EL DORADO SPRINGS...FILLEY...
ARNICA...CAPLINGER MILLS...STOCKTON...BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...
CHARITY...FOOSE...MARCH...PLAD...WINDYVILLE...OLIVE...JOPLIN...
CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...LOCKWOOD...MEINERT...SPRINGFIELD...
MARSHFIELD...NORTHVIEW...SEYMOUR...ROGERSVILLE...NEOSHO...
AURORA...MOUNT VERNON...MARIONVILLE...NIXA...CHRISTIAN CENTER...
OZARK...SELMORE...ANDERSON...NOEL...GOODMAN...SOUTH WEST CITY...
PINEVILLE...ROCKY COMFORT...MONETT...MADRY...CASSVILLE...
KIMBERLING CITY...CRANE...ELSEY...INDIAN POINT...
SILVER DOLLAR CITY...BRANSON...HOLLISTER...KIRBYVILLE...
EDGEWATER BEACH...FORSYTH...OZARK BEACH...POWERSITE
405 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON
ACROSS SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND WESTERN MISSOURI...

WINDS WILL BECOME GUSTY MIDDAY THROUGH THIS EVENING WITH SHIFTING
WINDS FROM WESTERLY TO NORTHWESTERLY AS A COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS
THE REGION LATER TODAY. WIND GUSTS WILL APPROACH 35 MPH ALONG
WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS.

NEAR CRICTICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ALONG WITH DRY AND DORMANT
VEGETATION ON THE GROUND WILL CAUSE ANY FIRES TO RAPIDLY SPREAD
AND BECOME UNCONTROLLABLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. OUTDOOR
BURNING IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED TODAY.

$$

GRIFFIN


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
458 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

KSZ025-057-060-102>105-MOZ001>008-011>017-020>025-028>033-037>040-
043>046-053-054-081100-
ATCHISON KS-MIAMI-LINN KS-DONIPHAN-LEAVENWORTH-WYANDOTTE-JOHNSON KS-
ATCHISON MO-NODAWAY-WORTH-GENTRY-HARRISON-MERCER-PUTNAM-SCHUYLER-
HOLT-ANDREW-DE KALB-DAVIESS-GRUNDY-SULLIVAN-ADAIR-BUCHANAN-CLINTON-
CALDWELL-LIVINGSTON-LINN MO-MACON-PLATTE-CLAY-RAY-CARROLL-CHARITON-
RANDOLPH-JACKSON-LAFAYETTE-SALINE-HOWARD-CASS-JOHNSON MO-PETTIS-
COOPER-BATES-HENRY-
458 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST...NORTH CENTRAL AND
WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI...AS WELL AS EXTREME EASTERN KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

 STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

 VERY WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED MONDAY...AND WILL COMBINE WITH
 PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS TO CREATE BRIEF BUT INTENSE SNOW SQUALLS
 ESPECIALLY DURING THE MORNING HOURS. VISIBILITY COULD BE GREATLY
 REDUCED...AND THE COMBINATION OF NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AND LIGHT
 SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ON ROADWAYS WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING
 CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY DURING THE MONDAY MORNING COMMUTE.

 MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CAN BE ACCESSED AT...
 HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/EAX/HWO

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
409 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-081015-
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON-
HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL-
WHITESIDE-ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-MERCER-HENDERSON-
WARREN-HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-SCOTLAND-CLARK-
409 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS...WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...EAST
CENTRAL IOWA...NORTHEAST IOWA...SOUTHEAST IOWA AND NORTHEAST
MISSOURI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL BRING SNOW SHOWERS TO MUCH OF THE AREA
TONIGHT. A NORTHWEST WIND WILL INCREASE AFTER MIDNIGHT...ESPECIALLY
WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER...WHERE GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH WILL BE
COMMON.

BLOWING AND SHALLOW DRIFTING SNOW ARE EXPECTED WITH THE SNOW
SHOWERS IN EASTERN IOWA. THIS WILL CAUSE PERIODS OF LOW VISIBILITY
AND SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS LATE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SNOW SHOWERS AND STRONG WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL CONTINUE
MONDAY. THE MONDAY MORNING COMMUTE WILL LIKELY BE IMPACTED...
ALTERNATING BETWEEN PERIODS OF NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER...QUICKLY
CHANGING TO SNOW SHOWERS...BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED
VISIBILITIES...AND SHALLOW DRIFTING ACROSS ROADS.

SNOW SHOWERS WILL DIMINISH IN COVERAGE DURING THE AFTERNOON...BUT
CONDITIONS WILL STILL BE POOR WHEN SNOW IS OCCURRING. TOTAL
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS FROM A DUSTING TO AROUND AN INCH ARE FORECAST...
WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

WIND CHILL VALUES AROUND 20 BELOW ZERO ARE POSSIBLE LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING ALONG THE HIGHWAY 20 CORRIDOR.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED...BUT REPORTS OF SNOWFALL
AND BLOWING SNOW ARE APPRECIATED.

$$

RP KINNEY/UTTECH

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
405 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

IAZ050-060>062-070>075-081>086-092>097-081200-
TAMA-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-
MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-
DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
405 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG WINDS AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL SPREAD INTO THE AREA TONIGHT.
WIND SPEEDS MAY APPROACH 30 MPH AT TIMES WITH GUSTS TO NEAR 45
MPH. BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE SLICK ROADS AND VISIBILITY WILL BE
SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED AT TIMES. NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS MAY
DEVELOP. STAY TUNED TO FUTURE FORECASTS REGARDING THIS STORM
SYSTEM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

STRONG WINDS AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST ON MONDAY. WIND SPEEDS
MAY APPROACH 30 MPH AT TIMES WITH GUSTS TO NEAR 45 MPH. BLOWING
SNOW WILL CAUSE SLICK ROADS AND VISIBILITY WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY
REDUCED AT TIMES. NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP. STAY TUNED
TO FUTURE FORECASTS REGARDING THIS STORM SYSTEM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER REPORTS OF SNOW AND VISIBILITIES WOULD BE APPRECIATED FOR
SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY.

$$

LEE

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
356 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-081000-
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-
POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-
WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
356 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL...NORTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO GUST IN THE 40 TO 45 MPH RANGE
THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL AND CENTRAL KANSAS. THESE
BREEZY WINDS COMBINED WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES IN THE UPPER
20 TO LOW 30 PERCENT RANGE WILL RESULT IN VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER
THIS AFTERNOON...PARTICULARLY OVER THE FLINT HILLS REGION.

LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS MAY DEVELOP ACROSS FAR NORTHEAST KANSAS DURING
THE LATE OVERNIGHT HOURS. WHILE LITTLE TO NO SNOW ACCUMULATION IS
EXPECTED...THE SNOW COMBINED WITH THE PERSISTENT BREEZY WINDS MAY
CAUSE SOME PERIODS OF REDUCED VISIBILITY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

NORTHWEST WINDS MAY GUST IN THE 40 TO 50 MPH RANGE ON MONDAY.
EASTERN KANSAS WILL ALSO HAVE A CHANCE FOR SNOW SHOWERS...AND
WHILE LITTLE TO NO ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED...THE SNOW COULD
COMBINE WITH THE STRONG WINDS TO CAUSE PERIODS OF REDUCED
VISIBILITY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CAN BE ACCESSED AT...
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TOP/SITREP

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
355 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

IAZ043-055-056-069-079-080-090-091-NEZ015-034-045-052-053-067-
080000-
MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-
PAGE-THURSTON-BURT-WASHINGTON-DOUGLAS-SARPY-CASS-
355 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST
IOWA...WEST CENTRAL IOWA...EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA...NORTHEAST
NEBRASKA AND SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
MPH THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. IN ADDITION...SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA THIS
EVENING INTO TONIGHT...LEADING TO AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. THESE
WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL MORE HAZARDOUS...ESPECIALLY
LATE THIS EVENING INTO TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

THE STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE
INTO THE DAY MONDAY BEFORE THE WINDS GRADUALLY DIMINISH DURING THE
EVENING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
355 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

NEZ050-051-065-066-068-078-088>093-080000-
BUTLER-SAUNDERS-SEWARD-LANCASTER-OTOE-SALINE-JEFFERSON-GAGE-
JOHNSON-NEMAHA-PAWNEE-RICHARDSON-
355 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL
NEBRASKA AND SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NORTHWEST WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH
THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. IN ADDITION...ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS
OR FLURRIES WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT...POTENTIALLY CREATING
HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO BLOWING SNOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

THE STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY
BEFORE DIMINISHING DURING EVENING. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL
REMAIN POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY EARLY MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
331 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-080945-
RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-MARION-CHASE-
RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-HARPER-
SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-LABETTE-
331 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL KANSAS...
SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL SUPPORT VERY HIGH TO EXTREME
GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON. PLEASE REFER TO THE WIND
ADVISORY AND RED FLAG WARNING FOR DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL SUPPORT VERY HIGH TO
EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER ONCE AGAIN MONDAY AFTERNOON. PLEASE
REFER TO THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR DETAILS.

MARGINALLY VERY HIGH GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER MAY AFFECT SOUTH-
CENTRAL KANSAS TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

&&

FOR A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THIS INFORMATION...SEE OUR WEBPAGE AT
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/WICHITA/HWO/

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
310 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-080915-
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-
310 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE MISSOURI
OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

  LIMITED NON THUNDERSTORM WIND RISK.
  LIMITED SNOW RISK.
  ELEVATED TO LOCALLY SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER RISK.

DISCUSSION...

  A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA LATE TODAY. GUSTY
  SHIFTING WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY GRASS AND BRUSH FROM
  RECENT DRY WEATHER WILL LEAD TO AN ELEVATED TO LOCALLY
  SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER RISK. WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 35 MPH WILL
  BE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY OVER WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI AND
  SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

  LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS CENTRAL MISSOURI AND
  THE EASTERN MISSOURI OZARKS BY EARLY TOMORROW MORNING. A LIGHT
  DUSTING MAY BE POSSIBLE BUT SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS ARE NOT
  EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

  MUCH COLDER AIR WILL MOVE IN FOR MONDAY WITH NORTHWEST WIND
  GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH EXPECTED. WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE SINGLE
  DIGITS TO NEAR ZERO ARE EXPECTED MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. SNOW
  FLURRIES AND OR LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE MONDAY. A
  LIGHT DUSTING MAY BE POSSIBLE IN CENTRAL MISSOURI AND THE
  EASTERN MISSOURI OZARKS. NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS EXPECTED.

  AN ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY
  WITH GUSTY WINDS AND DRY VEGETATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CAN BE ACCESSED AT:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SGF/SITREP(ALL LOWERCASE)

THIS PRODUCT IN GRAPHICAL FORMAT...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...
HYDROLOGICAL AND CLIMATE INFORMATION...AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SGF(ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

GRIFFIN

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