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EF-0 Tornado Confirmed in Newton County

The National Weather Service in Springfield, Missouri is confirming that an EF-0 tornado touched down nothwest of Neosho in Newton County during the early morning severe weather event of Thursday, May 11, 2017. The 100-yard-wide tornado touched down near the intersection of Gateway Drive and Jute Road uprooting several trees and causing minor damage to several roofs and damaging […]

April 2017 Warm, Record Rainfall

The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Springfield, Missouri says April 2017 was a month with above normal temperatures across the area and near record to record breaking rainfall throughout Southwest Missouri and extreme Southeast Kansas. Here are some links to significant weather events through the month: April 4th, Severe Storms and Tornadoes April 26th Tornado […]

EF-1 Tornado in Barry & Stone Counties

Storm survey crews from both the National Weather Service in Little Rock, Arkansas and the National Weather Service in Springfield, Missouri are confirming an EF-1 tornado which they say formed last week in Northwest Arkansas and skinned Barry and Stone Counties before dissipating. The tornado formed when a line of strong to severe thunderstorms moved […]

2017 Historic Flooding Event

Historic flooding continues following a powerful storm system which brought torrential rainfall to the Missouri Ozarks and southeastern Kansas from Friday night, April 28 through Sunday, April 30. Widespread damage, fatalities, and historic flooding have resulted. According to reports from the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Springfield, Missouri, storm total rainfall amounts generally ranged […]

Two Additional Skywarn Repeaters Linked

Southwest Missouri Regional Skywarn is excited to announce that it now has full time coverage into the Lake of the Ozarks area! The KA0RFO repeater transmits on a frequency of 146.955 MHz. with a standard minus ( – ) offset and a PL tone of 192.8 Hertz from a tower 500 feet above Laurie, Missouri. This […]

Skywarn Youth on Joplin TV News

Southwest Missouri Regional Skywarn would like to thank reporter Jeremiah Cook and television stations KSN-TV 16 and KODE-TV 12 in Joplin, Missouri for covering our recently-launched Skywarn Youth Net on their evening newscasts on Sunday, April 10, 2017. Featured in the interview was 13-year-old Caleb, KE0FOE, who is one of three young hams who take turns running […]

Boy Scouts Repeater Back On Air

The Boy Scouts of America Post 30 repeater is back on the air in the greater Springfield, Missouri area! The KC0DBU Repeater transmits on a frequency of 145.330 MHz. with a standard minus (-) offset and a CTCSS tone of 156.7 Hz. from atop Cox South Hospital. Southwest Missouri Regional Skywarn N0NWS repeater trustee Mike, […]

Linking to Lake of the Ozarks Repeater

Southwest Missouri Regional Skywarn will soon have better repeater coverage for severe weather spotters throughout the Lake of the Ozarks area. N0NWS Repeater trustee Mike N0NQW says the KA0RFO Repeater located in Laurie, Missouri – in far southern Morgan County – will soon begin linking in during our Tuesday evening Skywarn Training Nets and during severe […]

Two-Day Hamfest Features Big Prizes

The Green Country Hamfest in Claremore, Oklahoma takes place this Friday April 7th and Saturday April 8th at the Claremore Expo Center. Featured prizes include four HF transceivers along with hourly HT drawings! Claremore is an easy drive for folks in our western counties. It’s located right along I-44 about 90 minutes southwest of Joplin. […]

Tornado Strikes Dent County, Missouri

A survey crew from the National Weather Service in Springfield, Missouri says an EF-1 tornado touched down near the Short Bend area of Northeastern Dent County roughly 9 miles northeast of Salem, Missouri at about 11:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29th. Maximum winds were estimated to be 95 m.p.h. This tornado spent a little more […]

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