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NWS: Hazardous Weather Outlook

NWS: Hazardous Weather Outlook

Bill Stephens

March 31st, 2016

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THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN
ILLINOIS...SOUTHWEST INDIANA...WESTERN KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST
MISSOURI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER MUCH OF THE
REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THE EVENING. SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS...POTENTIALLY IN THE FORM OF SUPERCELLS...WILL BE A
POSSIBILITY. LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS...AND EVEN A FEW
TORNADOES WOULD BE POSSIBLE. INSTABILITY WILL BE THE LIMITING
FACTOR TODAY...AS SURFACE HEATING IS LOOKING LESS ROBUST THAN
THOUGHT YESTERDAY.

LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL ALSO BE A CONCERN...ESPECIALLY OVER
THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE REGION...WHERE OVER 2 INCHES OF RAIN FELL
IN MANY LOCATIONS WEDNESDAY THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING. FLOODING
ISSUES MAY DEVELOP WITH ANY THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

PATCHY FROST MAY DEVELOP LATE SATURDAY NIGHT WITH LOW TEMPERATURES
FORECAST IN THE MID 30S.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS THROUGHOUT THE REGION SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR ACTIVATION
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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