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NWS Hazardous Weather Outlook

NWS Hazardous Weather Outlook

Bill Stephens

July 3rd, 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 TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD TONIGHT. A FEW SEVERE STORMS WITH DAMAGING WINDS AND A TORNADO OR TWO WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL ALSO BE A CONCERN…ESPECIALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 64…WHERE A FLASH FLOOD WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION AGAIN MONDAY…MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A FEW SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE…WITH DAMAGING
WINDS THE PRIMARY CONCERN. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE
WITH ANY THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY AND MONDAY EVENING.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER ALL OR PART OF THE OUTLOOK AREA
FROM TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARDS.

AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL TOP OUT BETWEEN 100 AND 105
DEGREES OVER PORTIONS OF THE REGION FROM TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUESTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING…AND AGAIN MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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