Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
533 AM CDT Wed May 17 2017

533 AM CDT Wed May 17 2017 /433 AM MDT Wed May 17 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
Strong winds out of the west to west northwest will
occur behind the first storm system today. Expect winds
of 20 to 30 mph with gusts 35 to 40 mph, particularly
in the Hays to Larned areas.

Day 1 Hazards
* Lightning: Limited risk
* Non-thunderstorm wind: Elevated risk
* Fire weather: Limited risk

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

Days 2-7 Discussion
A major severe weather event is forecast Thursday evening.
All severe weather types are expected, including significant
events of baseball size hail, destructive straight line
winds, and tornadoes. One or two strong, very destructive
tornadoes cannot be ruled out southeast of a Meade to Dodge
City to Larned line Thursday evening.

Days 2-7 Hazards
* Thursday
  - Flooding: Elevated risk
  - Lightning: Significant risk
  - Severe thunderstorm: Extreme risk

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

* Saturday
  No hazards.

* Sunday
  - Lightning: Limited risk

* Monday
  - Lightning: Limited risk

* Tuesday
  No hazards.


Spotter activation is likely Thursday Evening across much of
southwest and south central Kansas.


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


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