Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
335 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

335 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017 /235 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017/

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

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Day 1 Discussion

There is a slight chance for an isolated thunderstorm or two
across south central Kansas late this afternoon and early
evening. Severe weather is not expected.

Strong south winds and low relative humidity will create elevated
fire weather conditions this afternoon. Outdoor burning is

Day 1 Hazards
* Lightning: Limited risk
* Non-thunderstorm wind: Elevated risk
* Fire weather: Elevated risk

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

Days 2-7 Discussion

Strong to marginally severe thunderstorms will be possible across
south central Kansas Saturday afternoon and evening. Storms will
be capable of producing up to quarter size hail and gusty winds up
to 60 mph.

Gusty north winds will develop behind a cold front moving across
western Kansas during the day Saturday. Outdoor burning is

Near to slightly below freezing temperatures will be possible
across west central and western portions of southwest Kansas late
Saturday night into early Sunday morning.

Days 2-7 Hazards
* Saturday
  - Lightning: Elevated risk
  - Severe thunderstorm: Limited risk
  - Non thunderstorm wind: Limited risk
  - Freeze: Significant risk
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Sunday
  - Freeze: Significant risk
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

* Monday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Tuesday
  - Freeze: Elevated risk
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Wednesday
  - Freeze: Limited risk
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Thursday
  - Lightning: Limited risk
  - Freeze: Elevated risk
  - Fire weather: Limited risk


Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.


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



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