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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
504 AM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-301015-
RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-MARION-CHASE-
RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-HARPER-
SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-LABETTE-
504 AM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL KANSAS...
SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY...MOSTLY EAST OF I-35.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN IS THE MAIN THREAT...BUT ISOLATED STRONG STORMS
WITH 40 TO 50 MPH WINDS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON.

A FEW STORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE AFTER MIDNIGHT...ROUGHLY WEST OF A
LINE FROM SALINA...TO WICHITA TO HARPER. THESE ARE NOT EXPECTED TO
BE STRONG OR SEVERE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE IN THE FORECAST FROM SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE STORMS VERY LATE SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...OR MORE LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST OF A LINE FROM
SALINA TO HUTCHINSON TO KINGMAN. THE THREAT WOULD BE LARGE HAIL
AND DAMAGING WINDS.

A COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY ACROSS THE
AREA THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY. RAINFALL RATES WILL BE VERY
HIGH...SO LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN IS LIKELY. FLOODING IS POSSIBLE
DURING THE WEEK...ESPECIALLY ACROSS CENTRAL KANSAS. THERE WILL
LIKELY BE SOME STRONG STORMS AND AT LEAST A FEW SEVERE STORMS
DURING THIS PERIOD. HOWEVER THE EXACT TIMING AND LOCATION OF THE
SEVERE WEATHER IS STILL UNCERTAIN.

ANYONE WITH OUTDOOR PLANS THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND...ESPECIALLY THOSE
CAMPING OR BOATING...ARE URGED TO CHECK LATER OUTLOOKS AND
FORECASTS FOR UPDATED INFORMATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

&&

FOR A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THIS INFORMATION...SEE OUR
WEBPAGE AT (LOWERCASE) HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/WICHITA/HWO/HWO.PHP

$$

HOWERTON





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