Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
508 AM CDT Sat Mar 18 2017

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508 AM CDT Sat Mar 18 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Very High Grassland Fire Danger is possible in Barton and Russell
Counties this afternoon.

A few thunderstorms that may produce half inch diameter hail are
possible in Southeast Kansas late tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

An isolated thunderstorm is possible primarily northeast of a line
from Yates Center to Parsons Sunday Morning, but it should be
neither strong nor severe.

An Extreme Grassland Fire Danger is likely in parts of Central and
South-Central Kansas Sunday Afternoon, while a Very High Grassland
Fire Danger exists across the rest of the region. For many areas, a
Very High Grassland Fire Danger may exist until early Sunday Evening.

A mixture of light rain and light snow is possible in Russell County
late Tuesday Night.

Widely scattered thunderstorms are possible from late Wednesday
Night until Thursday Night but should be neither strong nor severe.
However, thunderstorms will increase Friday and Friday Night. These
thunderstorms may approach severity. Details will be provided as the
upcoming week progresses.

A Very High Grassland Fire Danger is likely in nearly all areas next
Thursday Afternoon.

.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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