Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
345 AM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

345 AM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017 /245 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 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

Severe thunderstorms capable of producing hail up to 2 inches and
wind gusts of 60 to 70 mph will be possible early this evening.
There is even a slight chance for an brief isolated tornado early
in the event.

A red flag warning is in effect this afternoon for extreme western
Kansas. Please refer to the latest fire weather product (RFWDDC)
for more details.

Day 1 Hazards
* Tornado: Limited risk
* Hail: Elevated risk
* Thunderstorm wind damage: Elevated risk
* Lightning: Significant risk
* Non-thunderstorm wind: Elevated risk
* Fog: Limited risk
* Fire weather: Significant risk

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Days 2-7 Discussion

Very strong north winds of 30 to 40 mph can be expected on Friday.
Wind gusts of 50 to 55 will also be possible, especially west of
a Dighton to Meade line.

Days 2-7 Hazards
* Friday
  - Lightning: Limited risk
  - Non thunderstorm wind: Significant risk
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Saturday
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

* Sunday
  - Lightning: Limited risk
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

* Monday
  No hazards.

* Tuesday
  No hazards.

* Wednesday
  No hazards.


Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.


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


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