Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
723 AM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

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723 AM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Areas of dense fog will impact locations generally along and north
of a line extending from Great Bend to McPherson. See the latest
dense fog advisory for further details.

Breezy south winds and mild temperatures will support very high
grassland fire danger today across portions of south-central and
southeast Kansas.

A few thunderstorms are possible late this afternoon and evening
across far southeast Kansas. While severe weather is not expected,
the strongest activity will be capable of gusty winds.

Light snow will spread across portions of central and north central
Kansas tonight. Snow accumulations up to around one inch are
possible through sunrise. Much higher accumulations will occur
across northwest Kansas and Nebraska. Additionally, strong and gusty
northwest winds will develop later tonight, resulting in reduced
visibility in falling and blowing snow. A winter weather advisory
has been issued for Lincoln and Russell counties.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Light snow will continue moving across portions of central and
east central Kansas Monday morning. Additional snow accumulations
of around one inch are possible generally along and north of I-70.
Additionally, strong and gusty northwest winds will impact the
entire area Monday, with gusts up to 45 mph likely, resulting in
reduced visibilities in falling and blowing snow. A winter weather
advisory has been issued for Lincoln and Russell counties.

The strong northwest winds will support very high grassland fire
danger areawide Monday. Very high grassland fire danger is also
expected Thursday and Friday due to mild temperatures and strong
south winds. Please avoid outdoor burning.

Another storm system may spread a light snow across portions of the
area Friday night through early Saturday. At this time, snow
accumulations and impacts appear to be minimal.

.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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ADK/Ketcham



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