Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
440 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

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440 AM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Some light rain may become mixed with light snow in Greenwood and
Woodson counties this morning but no accumulation would result.

A very high grassland fire danger will exist in most areas this
afternoon. The only exceptions would be in far southeast Kansas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

An extreme grassland fire danger will exist across much of central
Kansas as well as Reno County Sunday afternoon, while a very high
grassland fire would exist across the rest of the region. Outdoor
burning is strongly discouraged Sunday afternoon, especially in
central Kansas!

A few thunderstorms are possible for areas primarily east of I-35
from late Sunday night thru Monday night. The best chances for
thunderstorms should occur across southeast Kansas Monday afternoon,
a few of which may produce some small hail and winds up to 50 mph.

There`s a chance for light freezing rain for parts of central Kansas
late Monday night and early Tuesday morning. Some light snow is
possible for primarily southeast Kansas Tuesday evening and
Wednesday morning, with minimal accumulation resulting. The light
snow may extend across parts of far south-central Kansas late
Tuesday night.

Wind chills from zero to 4 below are possible in much of central
Kansas early Wednesday morning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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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