Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
748 PM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

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748 PM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Isolated thunderstorms are possible this evening across far
southeast Kansas and also along the I-135 corridor in central
Kansas. Strong or severe storms are not expected.

Areas of patchy dense fog will affect parts of central Kansas this
evening, mainly south of I-70 and west of K-14. Visibilities could
be reduced to below one-half mile at times.

Light snow will spread across portions of central and north central
Kansas tonight. Snow accumulations 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 blowing and drifting snow. A winter weather advisory
has been issued for Lincoln, Russell, Barton, Ellsworth, and Saline
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, Russell, Barton, Ellsworth,
and Saline counties.

The strong northwest winds will support very high grassland fire
danger in areas that do not receive snow. A 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 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 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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