Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
951 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

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951 AM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Central Kansas,
South Central Kansas and Southeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Very high grassland fire danger will impact portions of central
Kansas this afternoon, due to above normal temperatures and breezy
south winds. Outdoor burning is discouraged.

A thunderstorm or two cannot be ruled out over southeast Kansas this
afternoon. Strong or severe storms are not expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

A few strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over far
southeastern Kansas Tuesday afternoon, and early evening before
moving rapidly east out of the area. Quarter size hail and gusty
winds up to 60 mph would be possible from the stronger storms.

Light rain may mix with and change over to snow in central Kansas
Tuesday night before ending. Any snowfall accumulations are
expected to be light.

The grassland fire danger level may become very high Tuesday
afternoon in south central and southeast Kansas due to above normal
temperatures and gusty southerly winds.

The grassland fire danger levels are expected to be very high area-
wide on Wednesday, due to very gusty northwest winds and low
afternoon relative humidities. Very high grassland fire danger
conditions are expected to return Friday and into next weekend.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated today or tonight.

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For a graphical version of this information, see our webpage at:
http://weather.gov/wichita/hwo/

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