Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
446 AM CST SUN JAN 31 2016

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-011100-
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-
446 AM CST SUN JAN 31 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE TONIGHT...ALONG AND
WEST OF HIGHWAY 14 IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

A STRONG STORM SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO EJECT OUT OF THE SOUTHWESTERN
STATES ACROSS THE KANSAS REGION MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. THIS SYSTEM
HAS A CHANCE TO SPREAD A SWATH OF HEAVY SNOW OVER CENTRAL
KANSAS...MAINLY ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 70 STARTING LATE
MONDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. PRESENT
INDICATIONS ARE THAT 4 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL BE
POSSIBLE IN THE HEAVIEST BAND...WITH AMOUNTS DECREASING QUICKLY
SOUTH OF CENTRAL KANSAS.

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE MONDAY EVENING ACROSS SOUTH
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT
EXPECTED...HOWEVER PEA SIZE HAIL MAY BE OBSERVED.

VERY STRONG NORTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO OVERSPREAD THE REGION
STARTING MONDAY EVENING AND CONTINUING THROUGH TUESDAY. THIS COULD
RESULT IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND VERY LOW VISIBILITIES IN
CENTRAL KANSAS.

CONTINUE TO MONITOR LATER OUTLOOKS AS FORECAST CONFIDENCE
INCREASES...AND THE DETAILS AND IMPACTS BECOME CLEARER.

.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
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/WICHITA/HWO/

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