Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
241 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

241 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018 /141 AM MST Sat Jan 20 2018/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...south
central...southwest and west central Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Day 1 Discussion

No weather hazards are expected on Saturday. Areas of low clouds
and fog are expected across the eastern counties after midnight
tonight into Sunday morning.

Day 1 Hazards
* Fog: Enhanced risk

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Days 2-7 Discussion

A strong winter storm will impact SW Kansas Sunday and Monday
with strong winds, as well as wintry precipitation confined mainly
to the northern counties. Snow and blowing snow are expected to
impact travel mainly across the northern and northwest counties
Sunday night into Monday morning. Snow accumulations of 1 to 3
inches are expected, along with significant blowing and drifting.
A winter weather advisory for snow and blowing snow has been
issued for Hamilton, Kearny, Finney, Scott, Lane, Ness, Trego and
Ellis counties from 6 AM Sunday through 6 AM Monday.

Very strong northwest winds are expected behind the departing
storm system Sunday night through Monday, with gusts near 50 mph

Days 2-7 Hazards
* Sunday
  - Non thunderstorm wind: Elevated risk
  - Ice accumulation: Limited risk
  - Snow: Elevated risk

* Monday
  - Non thunderstorm wind: Elevated risk
  - Snow: Limited risk

* Tuesday
  No hazards.

* Wednesday
  No hazards.

* Thursday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Friday
  No hazards.


Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.


For more details visit our webpage http://weather.gov/ddc/ehwo



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