Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
618 AM CDT Fri Mar 17 2017

618 AM CDT Fri Mar 17 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Widespread dense fog will cause near zero visibilities across much
of South-Central Kansas this morning. For further details, please
refer to the Dense Fog Advisory that is in effect until 10 AM CDT.

A Very High Grassland Fire Danger is possible in Reno, Kingman, and
Harper Counties this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

A Very High Grassland Fire Danger is possible in Barton and Russell
Counties Saturday Afternoon. The Grassland Fire Danger will increase
considerably Sunday Afternoon! The Grassland Fire Danger is likely
to be Extreme across most of Central and South-Central Kansas while
a Very High Grassland Fire Danger exists across the remainder of the
County Warning Area. A Very High Grassland Fire Danger is likely to
exist in most areas Sunday Evening. The Red Flags may be hoisted
Sunday Afternoon. As such the Fire Weather forecast should be
monitored closely!

A Very High Grassland Fire Danger is possible in parts of Central
and South-Central Kansas Monday Afternoon and for nearly all areas
next Thursday Afternoon.

Isolated thunderstorms are possible in South-Central and Southeast
Kansas Wednesday Afternoon and evening. The thunderstorm potential
will gradually increase from late Wednesday Night and Thursday, a
few of which may be quite strong. Isolated embedded thunderstorms
are possible for all areas Thursday Night.


Spotter activation is not anticipated today or tonight.


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