Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
333 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REMAIN IN THE VERY HIGH
CATEGORY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING MAINLY ALONG AND WEST OF
HIGHWAY 14.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

VERY HIGH GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER WILL RETURN ALONG AND WEST OF THE
KANSAS TURNPIKE ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER A SMALL PART OF CENTRAL KANSAS LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT SPREADING SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE REST OF THE REGION
SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT. STRONG THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF NICKEL SIZE
HAIL AND WIND GUSTS AROUND 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY OVER CENTRAL
AND SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY NIGHT. THE
BEST CHANCES OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL SHIFT EAST OF THE AREA ON
MONDAY AFTERNOON.

STRONG AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THAT MAY PRODUCE HAIL UP TO THE
SIZE OF PING PONG BALL AND WIND GUSTS AROUND 60 MPH ARE POSSIBLE
OVER ALL AREAS WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...AND OVER PRIMARILY
SOUTHEAST KANSAS ON THURSDAY. IN ADDITION...THE GRASSLAND FIRE
DANGER INDEX WILL CLIMB INTO THE VERY HIGH TO EXTREME CATEGORY
ALONG AND WEST OF THE KANSAS TURNPIKE ON WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TONIGHT.

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

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