South West City, MO

62.0°F / 16.7°C
Overcast
Humidity: 75%
Dew Point: 54°F / 12°C
Wind: ESE at 3.0 mph / 4.8 km/h
Wind Gust: 10.0 mph / 16.1 km/h
Pressure: 30.24 in / 1024 hPa (Rising)
Visibility: 10.0 miles / 16.1 kilometers
Clouds: Scattered Clouds (SCT) : 4100 ft / 1249 m
Scattered Clouds (SCT) : 6000 ft / 1828 m
Mostly Cloudy (BKN) : 9000 ft / 2743 m
Yesterday's Maximum: 63°F / 17°C
Yesterday's Minimum: 45°F / 7°C
UV: 6 out of 16
Sunrise:6:06 AM CDT
Sunset:8:23 PM CDT
Moon Rise:10:21 AM CDT
Moon Set:
Moon Phase Waxing Crescent
NOAA Weather Radio
METAR KGMJ 221855Z AUTO 10006KT 10SM -RA SCT041 SCT060 BKN090 17/11 A3024 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S
As of: 2:03 PM CDT on May 22, 2015
Observed at: FryeComp -2 Mi/S SWC, Gravette, AR

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Forecast

Today
rain
67° | 56°F
19° | 13°C
Saturday
rain
77° | 66°F
25° | 19°C
Sunday
tstorms
73° | 65°F
23° | 18°C
Today is forecast to be
Warmer than yesterday.
Rest of Today
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers late in the morning...then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. Southeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Southeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Saturday
Cloudy. Thunderstorms likely in the morning...then a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Saturday Night
Warmer. Periods of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Sunday
Periods of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Sunday Night
Thunderstorms likely. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Memorial Day
Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly sunny. A 40 percent chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.
Tuesday Night and Wednesday
Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 80.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.
Thursday
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 80.
As of: 9:59 am CDT on May 22, 2015 from station 64863
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Scientific Forecaster Discussion

Warnings & Notices

Public Information Statement

Statement as of 12:39 PM CDT on May 22, 2015

... 6th tornado confirmed by the National Weather Service...

... NWS damage survey for 5/17/15 tornado event

A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-0
tornado touched down on a farm along Highway 73 roughly 10.63 miles
north northeast of Buffalo... or approximately 3.5 miles north
northeast of Pumpkin Center.

Several trees were snapped while numerous shingles were peeled off
of a home. A detached garage was lifted off of its foundation and
shifted 5 feet back to the west. A large sliding door off of a
shop building was peeled off and blown 80 yards to the northeast
and wrapped around a power pole.

This tornado corresponds to the line segment that produced several
other weak tornadoes... from near Tulsa Oklahoma into the Missouri
Ozarks.

... Pumpkin Center tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 70 mph
path length /statute/: 0.07 miles
path width /maximum/: 40 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 5/17/2015
start time: 2:38 am
start location: 10.63 miles north northeast of Buffalo

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
storm data.


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