Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
319 AM CDT Fri May 18 2018

319 AM CDT Fri May 18 2018 /219 AM MDT Fri May 18 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

Strong to severe storms are possible late this afternoon and
evening time frame along and east of dryline oriented north to
south along the Highway 83 corridor. The main threat will be large
hail up to baseball sized and damaging winds over 60 mph along
with a couple of tornados being possible. West of the dryline,
there will be significant fire weather with relative humidity
values about 17-18 percent and strong south winds gusting up to
35 mph.

Day 1 Hazards
* Lightning: Limited risk
* Non-thunderstorm wind: Limited risk
* Fire weather: Significant risk

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

Days 2-7 Discussion

Severe weather threat will return Monday through Thursday with
large hail over two inches and damaging winds over 60 mph possible
during this time. Fire weather risk will be elevated Tuesday
through Thursday west of a dryline for the western counties where
relative humidity values will be around 20 percent and increased
south winds up to 25-30 mph.

Days 2-7 Hazards
* Saturday
  - Lightning: Limited risk
  - Severe thunderstorm: Limited risk
  - Non thunderstorm wind: Limited risk
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Sunday
  No hazards.

* Monday
  No hazards.

* Tuesday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Wednesday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Thursday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk


Spotter activation may be needed after 4PM along and east of line
through the highway 83 corridor late this afternoon and evening.


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


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