Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
513 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

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513 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

STRONG SOUTH WINDS WILL BE IN PLACE LATE THIS AFTERNOON 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 NORTHWEST
KANSAS AND TRACK EAST SOUTHEAST LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
THE MAJORITY OF THE STORMS WILL AFFECT THE AREA AFTER DARK. SEVERE
STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT FOR LOCATIONS GENERALLY NORTHWEST
OF SALINA TO GREAT BEND LINE. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE GOLF BALL
SIZE HAIL AND 70 MPH WINDS.

THE STORMS WILL DIMINISH SOME AS THEY MOVE SOUTHEAST INTO SOUTH
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS OVERNIGHT. SOME STRONG STORMS WITH
GUSTY WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE.

.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 NORTH AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 56.

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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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KETCHAM





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