Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
418 PM CST TUE JAN 10 2017

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-112230-
RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-MARION-CHASE-
RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-HARPER-
SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-LABETTE-
418 PM CST TUE JAN 10 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

VERY HIGH GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER IS EXPECTED ON WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON FOR LOCATIONS GENERALLY EAST OF THE KANSAS TURNPIKE.

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
ACROSS FAR SOUTHEAST KANSAS. LITTLE MORE THAN A TRACE OF ICE
ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.

A WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET IS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY
SPREAD NORTH FROM SOUTHERN KANSAS INTO CENTRAL KANSAS ON FRIDAY
INTO FRIDAY NIGHT. PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN ARE EXPECTED ACROSS
MUCH OF THE AREA FROM SATURDAY THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY...WITH THE
POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS. TEMPERATURES ARE
EXPECTED TO WARM JUST ABOVE FREEZING OVER MUCH OF THE AREA BY
SUNDAY AFTERNOON. A WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW
IS POSSIBLE ON SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY...MAINLY WEST OF THE
KANSAS TURNPIKE. WHILE UNCERTAINTY STILL EXISTS ON THE TIMING AND
AMOUNT OF THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION...THIS STORM SYSTEM POSES A
RISK FOR SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS WHICH COULD BE HAZARDOUS
TO TRAVEL...AND ALSO COULD RESULT IN SOME POWER OUTAGES AND TREE
DAMAGE.

LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO POSSIBLE ACROSS PARTS OF SOUTHEAST
KANSAS LATE SUNDAY WHICH COULD RESULT IN MINOR LOWLAND FLOODING.

EVERYONE IS URGED TO CHECK LATER OUTLOOKS AND FORECASTS FOR
UPDATED INFORMATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED 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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