Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
436 PM CDT Wed May 17 2017

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436 PM CDT Wed May 17 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Strong southwest winds of 25 to 35 mph, with gusts up to 50 mph,
will remain possible across southeast Kansas through early evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

The severe thunderstorm threat will increase Thursday late
afternoon through evening, mainly along and west of the Flint
Hills. Large hail, damaging winds and a handful of tornadoes will be
possible. There is increasing potential for higher-end severe
weather during the late afternoon and evening, mainly south of I-70
and west of I-135, including the potential for a strong to violent
tornado, along with very large hail and damaging straight-line
winds.

Strong to severe storms are possible once again Friday through
Friday evening, along with locally heavy rain and flooding,
including the possibility of some river flooding, especially east
of I-35. This threat of river flooding could persist into the
weekend. There remains some uncertainty regarding Friday`s severe
weather and heavy rain potential, so please stay tuned for later
forecasts.

More showers and storms are possible Sunday night through Tuesday,
but widespread severe weather or heavy rain appears unlikely.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will likely be needed across central and south
central Kansas Thursday late afternoon and evening.

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For a graphical version of this information, see our webpage at:
http://weather.gov/wichita/hwo/

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