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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
440 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-192145-
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-
440 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRIMARILY HAIL AS LARGE AS GOLF
BALLS ARE LIKELY OVER CENTRAL AND SOUTH-CENTRAL KANSAS...ESPECIALLY
WEST OF I-135 WHERE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 74 IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM. OTHER THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY FOR THE REST OF
THE REGION THAT MAY PRODUCE HAIL CLOSE TO 1 INCH DIAMETER AND 40
TO 50 MPH WINDS. IF YOU LIVE IN THESE LATTER AREAS YOU SHOULD
MONITOR THE FORECAST CLOSELY AS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCHES MAY BE
REQUIRED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE CHANCES FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS INCREASING FOR SOUTHEAST
KANSAS SUNDAY AFTERNOON...WHERE HAIL AS LARGE AS GOLF BALLS MAY
OCCUR. IF YOU LIVE IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS...THE FORECAST FOR SUNDAY
SHOULD BE MONITORED CLOSELY. THUNDERSTORMS THAT MAY BE QUITE
STRONG WITH HAIL CLOSE TO 1 INCH DIAMETER AND 40 TO 50 MPH WINDS
ARE POSSIBLE FOR AREAS ALONG AND JUST SOUTHEAST OF THE TURNPIKE. A
VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER MAY EXIST OVER PARTS OF CENTRAL KANSAS
LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE FOR ALL AREAS FROM WEDNESDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY. DETAILS REGARDING THE STRENGTH OF THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE PROVIDED EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUIRED THIS EVENING AND
TONIGHT...ESPECIALLY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTH-CENTRAL KANSAS.

&&

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

$$

ES



Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
645 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

KSZ082-083-190015-
SEDGWICK KS-KINGMAN KS-
645 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS ISSUED A

* SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR...
  WEST CENTRAL SEDGWICK COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS...
  EASTERN KINGMAN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS...

* UNTIL 715 PM CDT

* AT 642 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS WERE
  TRACKING A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM OVER NORWICH...OR 12 MILES SOUTHWEST
  OF CHENEY...MOVING NORTH AT 25 MPH.

HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF NICKELS WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CHENEY...GARDEN PLAIN...NORWICH...MURDOCK...WATERLOO...CHENEY
  LAKE...MT VERNON AND CHENEY STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE PREPARED TO TAKE SHELTER IN THE EVENT THE STORMS INTENSIFY AND
BECOME SEVERE...OR A WARNING IS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

THESE STORMS MAY PRODUCE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. LISTEN FOR
LATER STATEMENTS OR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS...SHOULD THE RISK FOR
MINOR LOW-LAND FLOODING BECOME MORE IMMINENT.

&&

LAT...LON 3739 9802 3773 9795 3773 9764 3747 9781
      3739 9781 3738 9788 3738 9794
TIME...MOT...LOC 2342Z 202DEG 22KT 3746 9789
$$

KLEINSASSER




Severe Thunderstorm Watch

WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCH 74
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
637 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

KSC079-173-191-190200-
/O.EXA.KICT.SV.A.0074.000000T0000Z-150419T0200Z/

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS EXTENDED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
WATCH 74 TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING AREAS UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS
EVENING

IN KANSAS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 3 COUNTIES

IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS

HARVEY                SEDGWICK              SUMNER

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...NEWTON...WELLINGTON AND WICHITA.

$$



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