Weather

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Special Weather Statement issued August 16 at 12:56PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 12:03 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017
Expires: 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN PETTIS AND
SOUTHWESTERN COOPER COUNTIES...
At 1256 PM CDT, a strong thunderstorm was located 8 miles north of
Cole Camp, or 8 miles south of Sedalia, moving northeast at 35 mph.
Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with this storm.
Locations impacted include...
Smithton and Otterville.
Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

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