Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
414 PM CDT SAT APR 12 2014

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-132115-
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-
414 PM CDT SAT APR 12 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A SMALL CHANCE OF A THUNDERSTORM THIS EVENING. SHOULD
ONE DEVELOP...IT IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LARGE HAIL...MAINLY
NORTH OF HIGHWAY 50.

GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER WILL BE VERY HIGH ACROSS MOST OF THE
FORECAST AREA THIS EVENING WITH STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS AND DRY
FUELS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

STRONG WINDS BEHIND AN ADVANCING COLD FRONT HAS PROMPTED A WIND
ADVISORY FOR NORTH-CENTRAL KANSAS SUNDAY. SEE THE LATEST WIND
ADVISORY FOR MORE DETAILS.

AHEAD OF THIS COLD FRONT...THUNDERSTORMS WILL PREVAIL. SEVERE
STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS AREAS MAINLY ALONG AND EAST
OF THE KANSAS TURNPIKE SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE MAIN SEVERE WEATHER
THREATS ARE STRONG WINDS AND LARGE HAIL.

SUNDAY NIGHT...AS THE FRONT EXITS THE REGION...THE WIND WILL
REMAIN RATHER STRONG...BUT THE PRECIPITATION WILL CHANGE FROM RAIN
TO SNOW ACROSS AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF THE KANSAS TURNPIKE. THE
ONLY ACCUMULATIONS MAY BE A FEW TENTHS ON GRASSY SURFACES.

TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO DROP INTO THE MID 20S MONDAY
NIGHT...POSING A RISK TO SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER WILL BE VERY HIGH TO EXTREME ON WEDNESDAY AS
A DEVELOPING STORM SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE HIGH PLAINS. THIS WILL
ALSO CAUSE SOUTHERLY WINDS TO INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO 45 MPH.

THIS STORM SYSTEM WILL ALSO BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS
TO THE REGION THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. AT THIS TIME...IT DOES APPEAR
THAT SEVERE WEATHER IS POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM SYSTEM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TONIGHT.

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

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