Weather

County,
Special Weather Statement issued April 13 at 4:57PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 4:57 p.m. on Sunday, April 13, 2014
Expires: 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 13, 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHERN LAFAYETTE...NORTHERN
JOHNSON AND EASTERN JACKSON COUNTIES IN WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI UNTIL
530 PM CDT...
AT 455 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR OAK GROVE...MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.
HAIL UP TO ONE-HALF INCH IN DIAMETER AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ARE
EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM...ALONG WITH HEAVY RAIN AND FREQUENT
DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
LOCATIONS NEAR THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE...
ODESSA...HIGGINSVILLE...MAYVIEW...LAKE LAFAYETTE...FAYETTEVILLE AND
AULLVILLE.
THIS WILL IMPACT
I-70 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 27 AND 55.
IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES YOUR AREA...TAKE SHELTER IN A
STURDY BUILDING.
IN ADDITION...THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...AND A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THIS AREA. BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
AND TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.
TORRENTIAL RAIN...WHICH MAY FLOOD LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS DITCHES AND
UNDERPASSES...IS ALSO LIKELY. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE ON A FLOODED
ROADWAY.

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