Weather

County,
Special Weather Statement issued July 13 at 6:49PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 6:49 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, 2014
Expires: 9 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, 2014

...FUNNEL CLOUDS SIGHTED OVER CASS AND RANDOLPH COUNTIES...
LAW ENFORCEMENT IN CASS COUNTY AND FIRE STATION OFFICIALS IN MOBERLY
MISSOURI HAVE REPORTED SIGHTINGS OF FUNNEL CLOUDS NEAR EAST LYNNE AND
MOBERLY IN CENTRAL MISSOURI. THESE FUNNEL CLOUDS ARE IN ASSOCIATION
WITH SMALL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE FROM GARDEN CITY TO
MOBERLY. THIS LINE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SLOWLY SOUTH.
AS THIS LINE MOVES SOUTH...ADDITIONAL FUNNEL CLOUDS MAY FORM UNTIL
AROUND SUNSET THIS EVENING.
ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS EXIST THAT FAVOR THE POSSIBLE FORMATION
OF WEAK CIRCULATIONS ON A PRE-EXISTING BOUNDARY. SOME OF THESE
CIRCULATIONS ARE OCCURRING UNDERNEATH DEVELOPING SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...WHERE A FUNNEL CLOUD MAY DEVELOP. ONCE THE RAIN
BEGINS...THE FUNNEL CLOUD USUALLY DISSIPATES.
LOW HANGING CLOUDS CAN ALSO APPEAR TO DIP UP AND DOWN AT TIMES...
BUT THEY WILL NOT SHOW SIGNS OF ANY RAPID ROTATION. AN ACTUAL
FUNNEL CLOUD WILL EXHIBIT SPINNING IN A COUNTER-CLOCKWISE DIRECTION.
IN RARE INSTANCES THESE FUNNELS MAY BRIEFLY TOUCHDOWN. STAY ALERT
AND BE PREPARED TO MOVE TO A SAFE SHELTER IF A FUNNEL CLOUD
APPROACHES THE GROUND.

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