Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
415 PM CDT Thu Mar 15 2018

415 PM CDT Thu Mar 15 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Dry air will combine with strong south winds late this afternoon
into this evening to create extreme grassland fire danger levels
across the entire region. See the red flag warning for more
details. Outdoor burning should be avoided.

There are small chances of thunderstorms later tonight across parts
of southeast Kansas. Strong to severe storms are not expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Extreme to catastrophic grassland fire danger is forecast on Friday
afternoon and evening. See latest Red Flag warning for more
details. Once again outdoor burning should be avoided on Friday.

Showers and embedded thunderstorms will be possible for much of
southern Kansas Sunday afternoon and for southeast Kansas on Sunday
night. Severe weather is not expected with any of this activity,
however a few strong storms with small hail will be possible near
the Kansas/Oklahoma border.

Very high grassland fire danger is also forecast for most locations
on Monday afternoon.


Spotter activation is not anticipated tonight.


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