Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
637 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

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637 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

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 is forecast over most areas this
afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Extreme grassland fire danger is forecast across much of central
Kansas and Reno County Sunday afternoon, due in part to sustained
winds over 30 mph. Very high grassland fire danger is forecast over
the rest of the region. Outdoor burning is strongly discouraged
Sunday afternoon!

A few thunderstorms are possible for areas primarily east of I-35
from late Sunday night through Monday night. The best chances for
thunderstorms are across southeast Kansas Monday afternoon. A few
of these storms may produce small hail and winds up to 50 mph.

There is a chance for light freezing rain over parts of central
Kansas late Monday night and early Tuesday morning. Rain may mix
with snow across the Flint Hills Tuesday afternoon. Light snow
is forecast to spread across southeast Kansas Tuesday evening and
redevelop again Wednesday morning. Minimal accumulation is
anticipated.

Wind chills from zero to 4 below zero are possible over much of
central Kansas early Wednesday morning.

.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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