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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
712 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

MOZ056>058-069>071-080>083-090>092-095>098-102>106-191315-
/O.NEW.KSGF.FG.Y.0013.141219T0112Z-141219T1600Z/
MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-DALLAS-LACLEDE-TEXAS-
DENT-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-HOWELL-SHANNON-BARRY-
STONE-TANEY-OZARK-OREGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VERSAILLES...ELDON...LAKE OZARK...
VIENNA...OSAGE BEACH...CAMDENTON...FORT LEONARD WOOD...
WAYNESVILLE...ROLLA...BUFFALO...LEBANON...HOUSTON...CABOOL...
SALEM...SPRINGFIELD...MARSHFIELD...ROGERSVILLE...MOUNTAIN GROVE...
MANSFIELD...NIXA...OZARK...AVA...WEST PLAINS...WINONA...
EMINENCE...MONETT...CASSVILLE...KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA...
BRANSON...FORSYTH...GAINESVILLE...THEODOSIA...THAYER...ALTON
712 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A DENSE
FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST FRIDAY.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...AIRPORT OBSERVATIONS...REPORTS FROM THE
  PUBLIC AND MEDIA...AND HIGHWAY WEBCAMS ALL INDICATE DENSE FOG IS
  DEVELOPING OR HAS DEVELOPED FROM THE LAKE OF THE OZARKS REGION
  SOUTH TO THE MARSHFIELD AND HARTVILLE AREAS. AREAS ALONG
  INTERSTATE 44 AND HIGHWAY 60 EAST AND NORTHEAST OF SPRINGFIELD
  ARE EXPERIENCING DENSE FOG OVER LONG STRETCHES...ESPECIALLY OVER
  HIGHER ELEVATION TERRAIN.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...COUNTIES ALONG AND EAST OF A LINE
  FROM VERSAILLES TO SPRINGFIELD TO CASSVILLE TONIGHT AND THROUGH
  10 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

* VISIBILITY...FREQUENTLY LESS THAN A QUARTER OF A MILE.
  TEMPERATURES NEAR FREEZING MAY CAUSE SOME OVERPASSES AND
  BRIDGES TO BECOME SLICK LATER TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED BY POOR VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...
USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

&&

$$

DSA


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
730 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-191100-
ARKANSAS-BAXTER-BOONE-BRADLEY-CALHOUN-CLARK-CLEBURNE-CLEVELAND-
CONWAY-DALLAS-DESHA-DREW-FAULKNER-FULTON-GARLAND-GRANT-HOT SPRING-
INDEPENDENCE-IZARD-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-LINCOLN-LOGAN-LONOKE-
MARION-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-NEWTON-OUACHITA-PERRY-PIKE-POLK-POPE-
PRAIRIE-PULASKI-SALINE-SCOTT-SEARCY-SHARP-STONE-VAN BUREN-WHITE-
WOODRUFF-YELL-
730 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR A LARGE PART OF ARKANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SOME AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG WILL BE SEEN OVERNIGHT ACROSS MUCH OF
ARKANSAS. PATCHY DENSE MAY FORM LATE NIGHT BUT IS NOT EXPECTED TO BE
WIDESPREAD.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA ON FRIDAY...WITH
CHANCES FOR RAIN EXPECTED FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. THERE WILL BE SOME
POTENTIAL FOR WINTRY PRECIPITATION ACROSS THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE
STATE. HOWEVER...ANY ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE LIGHT...WITH WINTER
WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED TO BE LIMITED.

A NEW STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS ARKANSAS EARLY NEXT WEEK. AT
THIS TIME...CHANCES FOR WINTRY PRECIPITATION LOOK LIMITED AS
TEMPERATURES LOOK WARM ENOUGH TO REMAIN GENERALLY RAIN.
HOWEVER...SIGNIFICANT UNCERTAINTY STILL REMAINS REGARDING WHEN THE
COLDEST AIR WILL ARRIVE...AND HOW MUCH MOISTURE WILL REMAIN WHEN
THE COLD AIR ARRIVES. REFER TO THE LATEST FORECASTS IN THE COMING
DAYS AS THESE UNCERTAINTIES BECOME MORE CLEAR.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

VISIT NWS LITTLE ROCK ON THE WEB. GO TO HTTP://WEATHER.GOV AND
CLICK ON CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
723 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-200130-
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-
723 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

  SIGNIFICANT FOG RISK.
  LIMITED ICE ACCUMULATION RISK.

DISCUSSION...

DENSE FOG WILL OCCUR TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING WITH THE
VISIBILITY FREQUENTLY BELOW A QUARTER OF A MILE.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SOME PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE LATE
TONIGHT ACROSS CENTRAL MISSOURI.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

FOG WILL PERSIST INTO FRIDAY MORNING BEFORE SLOWLY BURNING OFF IN
THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

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

$$

DSA

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