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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
403 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-282115-
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-
403 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

DUE TO THE RECENT HEAVY RAINS...A HANDFUL OF COUNTY AND RIVER
FLOOD WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT ACROSS PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS. PLEASE REFER TO THE
LATEST FLOOD WARNINGS AND STATEMENTS FOR DETAILS.

WHILE AN ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CANNOT BE RULED OUT THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER SOUTHERN KANSAS...THE GREATEST
POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE MAINLY WEST OF INTERSTATE
135. THE PRIMARY THREATS WILL BE LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING
WINDS...ALONG WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

RIVER FLOODING WILL PERSIST THROUGH THURSDAY FOR THE NEOSHO RIVER
ACROSS FAR SOUTHEAST KANSAS. PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST FLOOD
WARNINGS AND STATEMENTS FOR DETAILS.

AN ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY...WITH PERIODIC EPISODES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFFECTING THE AREA. THE GREATEST THREAT WITH THIS ACTIVITY WILL
BE THE POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN...WHICH COULD LEAD TO
RENEWED FLOODING CONCERNS. ADDITIONALLY...WHILE ORGANIZED SEVERE
WEATHER APPEARS UNLIKELY...A HANDFUL OF STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS
ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

THOSE WITH OUTDOOR PLANS THROUGH THIS WEEK SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR
THE LATEST WEATHER CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY THOSE ALONG RIVERS AND
STREAMS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTERS MAY BE NEEDED THIS EVENING...GENERALLY WEST OF A
LINE EXTENDING FROM SALINA TO WICHITA TO WELLINGTON.

&&

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

$$

ADK/KETCHAM




Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
335 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

...ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLOODING POSSIBLE...

KSZ032-033-047>052-067-068-082-083-091-092-281045-
/O.NEW.KICT.FF.A.0008.150528T0000Z-150530T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-MARION-
RENO-HARVEY-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-HARPER-SUMNER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUSSELL...SYLVAN GROVE...BEVERLY...
BARNARD...GREAT BEND...ELLSWORTH...WILSON...SALINA...LYONS...
STERLING...MCPHERSON...HILLSBORO...MARION...PEABODY...
HUTCHINSON...NEWTON...KINGMAN...WICHITA...ANTHONY...HARPER...
ATTICA...WELLINGTON
335 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL KANSAS AND SOUTH
  CENTRAL KANSAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL
  KANSAS...BARTON...ELLSWORTH...LINCOLN...MARION...MCPHERSON...
  RICE...RUSSELL AND SALINE. IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS...HARPER...
  HARVEY...KINGMAN...RENO...SEDGWICK AND SUMNER.

* FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* A COUPLE OF ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS
  CENTRAL KANSAS FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. THE FIRST ROUND OF
  STORMS WILL OCCUR THIS EVENING...WITH ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. GIVEN SATURATED
  GROUNDS...ANY ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL AGGRAVATE EXISTING
  FLOODING OR RESULT IN RENEWED FLOODING IN THE WATCH AREA. RUNOFF
  FROM THE RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO RAPID RISES ON RIVERS AND
  STREAMS.

* THOSE WITH OUTDOOR PLANS OR WITH RESIDENCES ALONG CREEKS AND
  RIVERS NEED TO MONITOR THE WEATHER SITUATION CLOSELY FOR THE
  NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
REMEMBER TO TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$



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