Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
343 AM CST SAT JAN 30 2016

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-310945-
RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-MARION-CHASE-
RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-HARPER-
SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-LABETTE-
343 AM CST SAT JAN 30 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

VERY HIGH GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON OVER
CENTRAL KANSAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER WILL BE IN PLACE SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS.

A STRONG STORM SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO EJECT OUT OF THE SOUTHWESTERN
STATES ACROSS THE KANSAS REGION MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. THIS SYSTEM
COULD PRODUCE ACCUMULATING...PLOWABLE SNOWFALL ACROSS CENTRAL
KANSAS...MAINLY ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF A LYONS TO SALINA LINE.
RAIN WITH A FEW EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS IS POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH OF
SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS MONDAY NIGHT. THE RAIN MAY MIX
WITH OR END AS LIGHT SNOW IN SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS
TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY EVENING.

VERY STRONG NORTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO OVERSPREAD THE REGION STARTING
MONDAY EVENING AND CONTINUING THROUGH TUESDAY. THIS COULD RESULT
IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND VERY LOW VISIBILITIES IN CENTRAL
KANSAS.

THE STORM IS STILL TWO TO THREE DAYS AWAY AND THE TRACK COULD
SHIFT SLIGHTLY OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. THEREFORE THE FAVORED
AREA OF HEAVIER SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS COULD SHIFT ALSO. CONTINUE
TO MONITOR LATER OUTLOOKS AS FORECAST CONFIDENCE INCREASES...AND
THE DETAILS AND IMPACTS BECOME CLEARER.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN 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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