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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
508 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

508 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Central Kansas,
South Central Kansas and Southeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Widespread showers and thunderstorms will impact the region today
into tonight. Pockets of minor flooding of low-lying and flood-
prone areas are possible areawide. However, far southeast Kansas has
the greatest potential to see heavy rainfall rates and associated
flash flooding concerns, along with a few strong to severe storms
with large hail.

Snow may mix with the rain late tonight across Russell and Barton
counties, with light slushy accumulations possible on grassy

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Snow may mix with the rain Sunday morning across Russell and Barton
counties, with light slushy accumulations possible on grassy

Minor low-land flooding will remain possible across central and
north-central Kansas Sunday due to persistent rain much of the day.

Healthy rises are expected on most area rivers and streams due to
the widespread rain. A flood warning has already been issued for
parts of the Neosho river from Erie south through Oswego. Depending
on how much rain occurs, additional rivers may eventually exceed
flood stage as well. The greatest likelihoods include the Cow Creek
northwest of Hutchinson and the Arkansas River near Arkansas City.
Check the latest flood warnings and statements for the latest

A light wintry mix of rain and snow may impact central and north-
central Kansas Sunday night, but little if any accumulation is

Thunderstorm chances will return late Tuesday into early Wednesday.
While widespread severe weather appears unlikely, a few strong to
marginally severe storms cannot be ruled out over mainly southern


Spotter activation is not anticipated tonight, although rainfall and
flooding reports are always greatly appreciated.


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