Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
856 AM CDT Thu May 18 2017

856 AM CDT Thu May 18 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Severe thunderstorms with golfball to baseball sized hail and
damaging winds to 75 mph are expected. A few, potentially strong,
tornadoes are also possible. The higher threat is roughly southwest
of a line from Russell to McPherson to Newton to Arkansas City
between 3 PM and 9 PM. The individual storms will likely develop
into an larger area of storms during the evening, with the threat
evolving into a damaging wind threat. The threat for heavy rain and
flooding, will increase overnight especially over Central and South
Central Kansas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible once again from Friday
through Friday evening. However heavy rain and flooding will become
increasingly likely, including the possibility of minor to moderate
river flooding, especially east of I-35. Any main stem river
flooding would likely persist into the weekend.

Thunderstorms are possible from Sunday Night through Tuesday, but
widespread severe weather or heavy rain appears unlikely.


Spotter activation is not anticipated today or tonight.


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