Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
1044 AM CDT SAT APR 23 2016

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-241545-
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-
1044 AM CDT SAT APR 23 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 45 MPH
ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY THIS EVENING...MAINLY ALONG
AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 14 IN CENTRAL KANSAS.

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT ACROSS CENTRAL
KANSAS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. THE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO
BE STRONG OR SEVERE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE ON SUNDAY FROM PARTS OF
CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS INTO SOUTHEAST KANSAS ON SUNDAY
NIGHT. A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS ARE POSSIBLE...MAINLY FROM
MID-AFTERNOON THROUGH MID-EVENING...FOR LOCATIONS ALONG AND
EAST OF A SALINA TO HUTCHINSON TO ANTHONY LINE...AND WEST OF A
COFFEYVILLE TO IOLA LINE. THE MAIN RISKS WILL BE LARGE HAIL TO
GOLF BALL SIZE AND STRONG WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 60 MPH.

PERIODIC CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF
THE AREA NEXT WEEK...WITH STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS LIKELY.
CONFIDENCE CONTINUES TO INCREASE FOR A SIGNIFICANT EPISODE OF
SEVERE WEATHER ON TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT...WITH ALL MODES OF
SEVERE WEATHER POSSIBLE...INCLUDING VERY LARGE HAIL AND TORNADOES.
DETAILS ON THE TIMING...MAGNITUDE AND AREAS IMPACTED WILL BE
REFINED IN THE COMING DAYS. ANOTHER ROUND OF SEVERE WEATHER IS
POSSIBLE LATE NEXT WEEK...MOST PROBABLE ON FRIDAY OR FRIDAY NIGHT.
PLEASE CHECK LATER FORECASTS AND OUTLOOKS AS MORE DETAILS BECOME
AVAILABLE.

NOW IS A GOOD TIME TO REVIEW YOUR FAMILY AND WORKPLACE STORM
SAFETY PLANS IN PREPARATION FOR THE POTENTIAL SEVERE WEATHER
NEXT WEEK.

.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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