Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
1017 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014

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1017 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTH WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH
WILL AFFECT MUCH OF SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS TODAY.

THE COMBINATION OF WARMER TEMPERATURES AND STRONG SOUTH WINDS
WILL RESULT IN VERY HIGH TO BORDERLINE EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE
DANGER ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THERE ARE CHANCES FOR SOME LIGHT WINTRY PRECIPITATION TO AFFECT
THE AREA ON FRIDAY AND CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY MORNING. LIGHT
FREEZING DRIZZLE OR LIGHT SNOW IS POSSIBLE EARLY FRIDAY OVER
CENTRAL KANSAS...WITH LIGHT SNOW DEVELOPING SOUTH INTO PARTS OF
SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN LIGHT WITH A
TRACE UP TO ONE INCH POSSIBLE.

ARCTIC AIR IS EXPECTED TO SURGE INTO THE REGION FOR EARLY
NEXT WEEK. SUBZERO WIND CHILLS ARE LIKELY MONDAY NIGHT
ACROSS CENTRAL KANSAS...AND OVER MOST OF THE AREA ON TUESDAY
NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING. SOME LIGHT SNOW OR FLURRIES MAY
ACCOMPANY THE MUCH COLDER AIR NEXT WEEK...THOUGH ONLY VERY LIGHT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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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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