Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
1150 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

1150 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Strong south winds and dry air will continue to create very high
grassland fire danger across the area overnight. A Wind Advisory is
also in effect until late tonight due to very strong south winds.

A few thunderstorms are possible overnight across central Kansas. A
strong storm with wind gusts around 50 mph will be possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Strong to severe storms will be possible across the area on Friday
afternoon into the early evening. The greatest risk is expected to
be across southeast Kansas, where large hail and damaging down-
burst winds will be most likely. A brief tornado is also possible.

Very high to extreme grassland fire danger is forecast for the
region on Friday.

Another chance for strong and perhaps a few severe storms will be
on Sunday afternoon and evening for portions of southern Kansas.
The main concerns will be large hail and damaging winds.


Spotter activation is not anticipated tonight.


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