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March 6th – 7th Event: 3 Tornadoes

(updated: 3rd tornado added) For the second time in as many weeks, Southwest Missouri was hit with an outbreak of severe weather producing three confirmed tornadoes and widespread straight-line wind damage. The National Weather Service in Springfield says this week’s event was triggered when a strong cold front pushed through the region during the evening […]

Drill This Morning, Train This Evening

Statewide Tornado Drill at 10:00 a.m. As part of Severe Weather Awareness Week, the National Weather Service, the Missouri Department of Public Safety, and the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) will be conducting a statewide Tornado Drill today, Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. Central. Your weather radio alerts should sound, and you should […]

NWS Now Confirms 4 Tornadoes

The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Springfield, MO now confirms that four tornadoes touched down within our County Warning Area during the severe weather event of Tuesday, February 28th through Wednesday, March 1st. The first tornado touched down at approximately 10:37 p.m. on Tuesday evening in Crawford County, Kansas about one mile southeast of […]

Severe Weather Awareness Week

Monday, March 6, 2017 – Friday, March 10, 2017 Missouri Statewide Severe Weather Drill 2017: Tuesday, March 7, 10:00 a.m. Please tune into the Southwest Missouri Regional Skywarn linked repeaters and check in with Jim N0UAM as he calls a special net that will start at 10:00 a.m. at the beginning of this drill. This net […]

Record-Breaking February

It seems February came in like a lamb and then slammed the door in our faces on its way out; not before setting some records, though! The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Springfield, Missouri says February 2017 was a record-breaking month setting new highest monthly average temperatures at all 4 automated weather sites within the Springfield, […]

Huge Turnout for Severe Weather Expo

The Battlefield Mall was packed with people on Saturday, February 25th as the Springfield National Weather Service Forecast Office (Steve Runnels KD4OPZ pictured next to their awesome tornado simulator) along with local media outlets and A.R.E.S. and C.E.R.T. volunteers hosted this year’s Severe Weather Awareness Expo. Several of our Skywarn spotters along with other local […]

Free Two-Day Technician Class in April

Greene County A.R.E.S. will be hosting a 2-Saturday beginner’s Technician class on Saturday, April 8th and Saturday, April 15th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a break for lunch up in Springfield. Classes will be held at the Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation (O.A.C.A.C.) central office at 215 S. Barnes Ave. just south of  Chestnut […]

2017 Severe Weather Awareness Expo

Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Battlefield Mall, Springfield, Missouri Battlefield Mall will host the 2017 Severe Weather Awareness Expo along with the National Weather Service and other local agencies and partners to better equip Southwest Missouri communities to prepare for the upcoming severe weather season of tornadoes, flash flooding and […]

January 2017 Climate Summary

January 2017 was a month with above normal temperatures here in the Ozarks.  The National Weather Service in Springfield, Missouri says that 3 out of 4 automated stations had the top 10 warmest January’s with Springfield coming in at number 11. Above normal precipitation occurred over the western part of the area, while drier than normal […]

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