Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
355 AM CST WED JAN 11 2017

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-121000-
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-
355 AM CST WED JAN 11 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 IS FORECAST THIS AFTERNOON...ROUGHLY
EAST OF I-35.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR LIGHT FREEZING RAIN BEFORE DAYBREAK FRIDAY
OVER 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 ICE ACCUMULATIONS.

TEMPERATURES MAY WARM ABOVE FREEZING OVER PARTS OF THE AREA SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...AND WILL LIKELY WARM ABOVE FREEZING OVER MUCH OF THE
AREA SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THIS WOULD LIKELY LIMIT TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS.

A WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW IS POSSIBLE ON
SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MAINLY WEST OF I-35.

WHILE UNCERTAINTY STILL EXISTS ON THE TYPE AND AMOUNT OF THE
WINTRY PRECIPITATION...THIS STORM SYSTEM WILL LIKELY IMPACT TRAVEL
AND 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 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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HOWERTON



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