Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
728 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

728 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Scattered to numerous thunderstorms will impact southeast Kansas
through the late evening hours. A few strong to severe storms are
possible with hail up to quarter size, gusty winds around 60 mph,
and locally heavy rainfall. The severe weather and heavy rain
threat should exit far southeast Kansas by midnight.

Patchy frost is possible later tonight across portions of central
and north-central Kansas, mainly for low-lying and sheltered areas,
as low temperatures fall into the mid to upper 30s. While a
widespread frost of freeze is not expected, those with sensitive
outdoor plants may want to bring them inside or cover them as a

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Very high grassland fire danger is expected across central and
north-central Kansas Monday afternoon, and possibly again Tuesday
and Thursday, due to strong northwest winds in wake of a pair of
cold fronts.

A strong storm system and associated cold front will bring the
coldest air of the season thus far Thursday night into the weekend.
This may support the areas first widespread hard freeze.
Furthermore, some light snow or flurries are possible sometime
Friday through Saturday, but accumulating snow appears unlikely at
this time.


Spotter activation is not anticipated tonight.


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