Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
414 PM CST SAT JAN 30 2016

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-310945-
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-
414 PM CST SAT JAN 30 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A SLIGHT CHANCE OF A RAIN AND SNOW MIX WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER MAINLY
RUSSELL COUNTY LATE TONIGHT. ICE OR SNOW ACCUMULATION IS NOT
EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

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. AT THIS TIME
GREATER THAN 6 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE HEAVIEST
BAND.. WITH AMOUNTS DECREASING QUICKLY TOWARD SOUTHERN KANSAS.

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.

THE STORM IS STILL TWO TO THREE DAYS AWAY AND THE TRACK COULD
SHIFT SLIGHTLY OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. THEREFORE THE FAVORED
AREA OF HEAVIER SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS COULD SHIFT ALSO. 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 TONIGHT.

&&

FOR A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THIS INFORMATION...SEE OUR WEBPAGE AT
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/WICHITA/HWO/

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LAWSON


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