Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
447 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

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447 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL KANSAS...
SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A FEW STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING FOR PARTS OF CENTRAL
AND SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS. STRONG OR SEVERE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

STRONG SOUTH WINDS WILL BE IN PLACE TODAY FOR AREAS GENERALLY
ALONG AND WEST OF INTERSTATE 135. THESE STRONG WINDS WILL ELEVATE
THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER TO THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY AREA WIDE WITH
EXTREME FIRE DANGER EXPECTED WEST OF INTERSTATE 135. PLEASE REFER
TO THE LATEST WIND ADVISORY AND RED FLAG WARNING FOR ADDITIONAL
DETAILS.

STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE THIS AFTERNOON OVER WEST-
CENTRAL KANSAS AND TRACK EAST AND SOUTHEAST OVERNIGHT. THE
MAJORITY OF THE STORMS WILL AFFECT THE AREA AFTER DARK. SEVERE
STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT FOR LOCATIONS GENERALLY ALONG AND
WEST OF INTERSTATE 135. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE GOLF BALL SIZE
HAIL AND 70 MPH WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

STORMS WILL EXIT SOUTHEAST KANSAS THURSDAY MORNING WITH A FEW
STRONG STORMS POSSIBLE.

VERY HIGH GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER IS ANTICIPATED THURSDAY AFTERNOON
FOR MAINLY CENTRAL KANSAS. GUSTY SOUTH WINDS WILL ELEVATED THE
FIRE DANGER INTO THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY AREA WIDE ON FRIDAY
AFTERNOON.

AN ACTIVE SEVERE WEATHER PATTERN LOOKS TO BE SETTING UP FOR THE
WEEKEND. FOR SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AREAS ALONG AND WEST
OF INTERSTATE 135 LOOK TO HAVE THE BEST CHANCE AT SEVERE STORMS.
FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON...LOCATIONS ALONG AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 135
WILL HAVE THE BETTER CHANCES OF SEVERE STORMS. LARGE
HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS AND TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE
STRONGER STORMS THAT DEVELOP OVER THE WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAYBE NEEDED THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT
FOR LOCATIONS ALONG AND WEST OF INTERSTATE 135.

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FOR A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THIS INFORMATION...SEE OUR
WEBPAGE AT (LOWERCASE) HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/WICHITA/HWO/HWO.PHP

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LAWSON





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