Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
659 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

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659 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

A very high grassland fire danger will persist into the evening
hours for all of central and portions of south central Kansas.
All outdoor burning should be avoided in these areas!

Showers and a few embedded thunderstorms are possible in southeast
Kansas late tonight. A few strong storms are possible with dime size
hail the main concern.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

A very high grassland fire danger is anticipated for areas east of
the Kansas Turnpike on Monday.

Scattered thunderstorms are possible primarily for areas east and
southeast of the Kansas Turnpike for Monday evening and Monday
night. Some small hail and 50 mph gusts may occur with the stronger
storms, with locally heavy rainfall likely especially across
southeast Kansas where a few thunderstorms may continue thru
Tuesday.

There is a chance for freezing drizzle in parts of central Kansas
late Monday night and Tuesday morning. A chance of freezing rain
exists in southeast Kansas on Tuesday night. It is possible that
south central and southeast Kansas may see a wintry mix of precipitation
including freezing rain, sleet and snow on Wednesday into early
Thursday. A very light glazing of ice is possible, mainly on
on elevated surfaces.

Central and some of south central Kansas could see a chance of
freezing rain on Thursday night into Friday morning. There is the
potential for a wintry mix in central Kansas again on Friday night
into early Saturday morning. Little if any accumulation is
anticipated at this time.

Stay tuned for updates for updates with this forecast given the
uncertainty in the precipitation types and potential amounts.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated 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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Pearce/Ketcham


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