Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
507 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

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507 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

DUE TO THE RECENT HEAVY RAINS...A HANDFUL OF COUNTY AND RIVER
FLOOD WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT ACROSS PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS. PLEASE REFER TO THE
LATEST FLOOD WARNINGS AND STATEMENTS FOR DETAILS. PLEASE DO NOT
DRIVE INTO FLOODED ROADWAYS.

OFF-AND-ON AREAS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE
AREAWIDE THIS MORNING...WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN THE MAIN THREAT.
ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO REDEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON
OVER WESTERN KANSAS...LIKELY MOVING INTO CENTRAL AND SOUTH-CENTRAL
KANSAS ANYTIME AFTER 6 PM. WHILE THE GREATEST POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE
WEATHER WILL LIKELY BE OVER WESTERN KANSAS...A HANDFUL OF STRONG
TO SEVERE STORMS ARE POSSIBLE GENERALLY WEST OF I-135. LOCALLY
HEAVY RAIN WILL LIKELY BE THE MAIN CONCERN AREAWIDE THIS EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT...WHICH MAY AGGRAVATE OR RENEW ONGOING FLOODING
CONCERNS. CONSEQUENTLY...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT ACROSS
THE ENTIRE AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

RIVER FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO PERSIST ALONG THE COW CREEK IN RICE
AND RENO COUNTIES THROUGH THE WEEKEND. PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST
FLOOD WARNINGS AND STATEMENTS FOR DETAILS.

A FINAL ROUND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED FRIDAY
AFTERNOON AND NIGHT...AS A STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE
NORTHWEST. THE GREATEST THREAT WITH THIS ACTIVITY WILL BE THE
POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN...WHICH MAY LEAD TO CONTINUED
FLOODING CONCERNS. ADDITIONALLY...WHILE THE THREAT FOR ORGANIZED
SEVERE WEATHER APPEARS LOW...A HANDFUL OF STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS
ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

THOSE WITH OUTDOOR PLANS ALONG CREEKS AND RIVERS NEED TO MONITOR
THE WEATHER SITUATION CLOSELY FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

A MUCH NEEDED DRY WEATHER PATTERN WILL PREVAIL FROM THE WEEKEND
THROUGH MID NEXT WEEK...WITH CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLY
INCREASING AGAIN BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTERS MAY BE NEEDED FOR A TIME LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING GENERALLY WEST OF I-135.

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FOR A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THIS INFORMATION...SEE OUR
WEBPAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/WICHITA/HWO/

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