Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
332 AM CDT Wed Apr 19 2017

332 AM CDT Wed Apr 19 2017 /232 AM MDT Wed Apr 19 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

Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop across the eastern
counties late this afternoon and this evening. Some storms may
become severe, with large hail being the primary threat across the
NE counties. Storms may pose more of a damaging wind threat late
this evening across the SE counties. The risk of severe weather is
expected to remain east of a Wakeeney-Jetmore-Ashland line this

Very warm temperatures are expected today, with relative humidity
falling into the 15% range across the western counties. Elevated
fire danger will result, although winds will remain well below red
flag criteria.

Day 1 Hazards
* Hail: Elevated risk
* Thunderstorm wind damage: Elevated risk
* Lightning: Elevated risk
* Fire weather: Elevated risk

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Days 2-7 Discussion

Thunderstorms may produce small hail along the Kansas/Oklahoma
border late Thursday night through early Friday morning.

A strong storm system will bring numerous rain showers and
embedded thunder on Friday. Rainfall amounts of 1/2 to 1 inch
are likely. The threat of severe weather will be low, with a low
threat of marginal hail across the SE counties Friday afternoon.

High pressure behind the departing system is expected to provide
cold temperatures Sunday morning, with lows in the 30s. Areas of
frost or a light freeze are possible, especially western counties,
at sunrise Sunday.

Days 2-7 Hazards
* Thursday
  - Hail: Limited risk Thursday night and Friday morning

* Friday
  - Flooding: Elevated risk
  - Lightning: Limited risk
  - Severe thunderstorm: Limited risk

* Saturday
  No hazards.

* Sunday
  - Freeze: Elevated risk

* Monday
  No hazards.

* Tuesday
  No hazards.


Spotter activation may be needed after 6 pm east of a Wakeeney-
Jetmore-Ashland line.


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



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