Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
601 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

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601 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE COMBINATION OF STRONG NORTH WINDS AND COLD AIR WILL CREATE
ZERO TO 10 BELOW ZERO WIND CHILLS THIS MORNING...ROUGHLY NORTH OF
HIGHWAY 54.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ARCTIC AIR WILL REMAIN OVER THE REGION AND PRODUCE WIND CHILL
VALUES BETWEEN ZERO AND 10 BELOW ZERO...MAINLY DURING THE
OVERNIGHT AND EARLY MORNING HOURS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

A WINTER STORM WILL BEGIN TO IMPACT THE REGION BEGINNING SATURDAY.
THE STORM WILL BEGIN WITH SNOW ON SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT
BEFORE TRANSITIONING TO A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW...FREEZING RAIN AND
SLEET BY SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. THE MAIN AREA THAT WILL SEE THE
WINTRY MIX...FREEZING RAIN AND OR SLEET WILL BE SOUTH OF THE
KANSAS TURNPIKE. SNOWFALL TOTALS ON SATURDAY COULD BE BETWEEN 2
TO 4 INCHES WITH MORE SNOWFALL EXPECTED SUNDAY...ESPECIALLY OVER
CENTRAL KANSAS ALONG INTERSTATE 70. ICE MAY ACCUMULATE WITH THE
FREEZING RAIN THAT FALLS ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY...THESE WINTRY
CONDITIONS WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND
INTO THE BEGINNING OF NEXT WEEK. EXPECT CHANGES TO THE FORECAST AS
THE PERIOD NEARS AND MORE DETAILS TO BE DETERMINED THROUGH THE
REMINDER OF THE WORK WEEK FOR ANY ADVISORIES OR POSSIBLE WARNINGS.
PLEASE WATCH THIS PERIOD FOR UPDATES.

.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/HWO.PHP

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KETCHAM


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