Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
528 AM CDT Thu May 24 2018

528 AM CDT Thu May 24 2018 /428 AM MDT Thu May 24 2018/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...south
central...southwest and west central Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Day 1 Discussion
There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms across mainly west
central Kansas this evening. Storms are expected to develop across
eastern Colorado this afternoon and move east into western Kansas
during the evening hours. Large hail to the size of golf balls and
damaging winds in the 60 to 70 mph range will be the greatest
threats later in the evening, mainly northwest of a Dodge City to
La Crosse line.

Day 1 Hazards
* Hail: Limited risk
* Thunderstorm wind damage: Limited risk
* Lightning: Limited risk
* Fire weather: Elevated risk

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Days 2-7 Discussion
Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible across
western Kansas Sunday into the next work week. Hot
temperatures and gusty south winds will lead to enhanced
fire weather risk as well, mainly in areas that have had
a delayed green-up in the far southwest sections of Kansas.

Days 2-7 Hazards
* Friday
  - Lightning: Limited risk
  - Severe thunderstorm: Limited risk
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Saturday
  - Fire weather: Significant risk

* Sunday
  - Lightning: Limited risk
  - Non thunderstorm wind: Limited risk
  - Fire weather: Significant risk

* Monday
  - Lightning: Limited risk
  - Fire weather: Significant risk

* Tuesday
  - Lightning: Limited risk
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Wednesday
  - Lightning: Limited risk
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk


Spotter activation may be needed during the evening hours mainly
north of Highway 50 and west of Highway 283.


For more details visit our webpage http://weather.gov/ddc/ehwo


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