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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
500 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-021000-
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-
POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-
WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
500 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL...NORTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THE RANGELAND FIRE DANGER CATEGORY IS VERY HIGH THIS AFTERNOON FOR
MOST OF NORTH CENTRAL...NORTHEAST AND PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL
KANSAS. WIDESPREAD SOUTHERLY WINDS BETWEEN 15 AND 25 MPH WITH
GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH ARE LIKELY MID MORNING ONWARD WHILE MINIMUM
HUMIDITY VALUES FALL TO NEAR 30 PERCENT OVER NORTH CENTRAL
LOCATIONS.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP ACROSS AREAS
SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 35 LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING. IF
STORMS DEVELOP...A FEW MAY BE SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING
WIND GUSTS THE PRIMARY HAZARDS.

WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY TO DEVELOP OVER SOUTHERN
NEBRASKA ALONG A COLD FRONT DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING PERIOD. THESE STORMS WILL TRACK INTO NORTH CENTRAL AREAS
BETWEEN 7 PM AND 10 PM...BECOMING MORE WIDESPREAD IN COVERAGE ACROSS
THE OUTLOOK AREA FROM MIDNIGHT THROUGH SUNRISE THURSDAY. A FEW
STORMS MAY BE SEVERE FOR AREAS ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM
HIAWATHA...TO MANHATTAN AND HERINGTON. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING
WIND GUSTS ARE THE MAIN HAZARDS. PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL ARE
POSSIBLE FOR THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ONCE AGAIN ON THURSDAY...MAINLY
SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 70. A FEW STRONG STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE NEAR
AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 35 IN EAST CENTRAL KANSAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED THIS EVENING FOR THE AREAS
PREVIOUSLY MENTIONED.

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