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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
737 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-HARPER-
SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-LABETTE-
737 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER VALUES WILL REMAIN VERY HIGH FOR SEVERAL
HOURS THIS EVENING...DUE TO GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH.

ISOLATED STRONG TO MARGINALLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE
THIS EVENING ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS TO THE WEST OF INTERSTATE
135. THE MAIN THREAT FROM ANY OF THESE STORMS WILL BE WIND GUSTS
OF 50 TO 60 MPH...AND NICKEL TO QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE OVERNIGHT ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL
AND NORTHEASTERN KANSAS. SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD BE SEVERE...MAINLY
IN CENTRAL KANSAS. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND
WIND GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY
MORNING AREA WIDE. OVER SOUTHEAST KANSAS A FEW OF THESE STORMS MAY
BE STRONG TO SEVERE WITH HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF GOLF BALLS...AND
DAMAGING WINDS.

SEVERAL HOURS OF VERY HIGH GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER ARE POSSIBLE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS CENTRAL KANSAS...AND PERIODICALLY
OVER THE REST OF THE AREA FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

IN ADDITION...SLIGHT CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL RETURN TO THE
FORECAST SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...MAINLY FOR THE FLINT HILLS
AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND SOME OF THESE STORMS MAY BE SEVERE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

A FEW STORM SPOTTERS MAY BE NEEDED TONIGHT IN CENTRAL KANSAS.

&&

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

$$



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