Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Springfield MO 1146 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017 KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-281700- 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- 1146 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017 This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of the Missouri Ozarks and extreme southeast Kansas. .DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight. Weather hazards expected... Limited Lightning risk. Limited Excessive heat risk. DISCUSSION... Showers and perhaps a rumble of thunder or two will continue to spread south across southern Missouri into early this afternoon. Additional scattered thunderstorms will then be possible later this afternoon into tonight as a front moves through the region. Severe storms are not expected with occasional cloud to ground lightning strikes the main risk with the storms. A few breaks in the clouds will occur across extreme southeastern Kansas and far western Missouri this afternoon, allowing Heat index values to warm into the middle 90s to near 100 degrees across these locations. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.