Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
411 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

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411 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017 /311 AM MST Sat Dec 16 2017/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...south
central...southwest and west central Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Day 1 Discussion
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Another day of elevated fire weather conditions will exist across
most of the area this afternoon, given the dry atmospheric
conditions produced by relatively warm afternoon temperatures. Highs
reaching the 60 degree mark will be likely near the OK line,
allowing relative humidity to fall easily in the low 20s, perhaps
even approaching the red flag criteria as winds gust at around 20
knots for a few hours.

Day 1 Hazards
-------------
* Fire weather: Elevated risk

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Days 2-7 Discussion
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An arctic outbreak is expected mid week,
bring a surge of much colder air deep into the Southern Plains.
Windchill indices may fall below zero over the entire area
Thursday morning.


Days 2-7 Hazards
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* Sunday
  No hazards.

* Monday
  No hazards.

* Tuesday
  No hazards.

* Wednesday
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

* Thursday
  - Excessive cold: Elevated risk
  - Non thunderstorm wind: Limited risk
  - Snow: Limited risk
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

* Friday
  - Excessive cold: Limited risk

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

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For more details visit our webpage http://weather.gov/ddc/ehwo

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