Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
507 AM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018

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507 AM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

An Extreme Fire Danger will exist across all of South-Central Kansas
as McPherson, Marion and Chase counties today. For further details,
refer to the Red Flag Warning for these areas from noon until 7 PM.
A Very High Fire Danger exists for the rest of the region during
these periods.

A few thunderstorms are possible for primarily Southeast Kansas this
afternoon and may be severe with golfball-sized hail, 60 to 70 mph
winds and even a few tornadoes. If you live in Southeast Kansas, you
should monitor the forecast closely. Areas at greatest risk for
severe thunderstorms are Labette, Neosho, and Allen counties.

South to southwest winds sustained around 30 mph with gusts around
40 mph will whip across all areas today. The winds will shift to the
west in Central and South-Central Kansas late this afternoon, then
shift to the northwest and increase to 30 to 40 mph late tonight.
Gusts from 40 to 50 mph are likely in these areas late tonight. The
strongest winds would occur in Central Kansas west of Highway 14.
For further details, please refer to the High Wind Warning and Wind
Advisory for Central and South-Central Kansas.

A light rain/light snow mixture is likely for primarily Central
Kansas late this evening with a changeover to light snow late
tonight. The wintry mix may reach as far southeast as Wichita and El
Dorado late tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Northwest winds from 30 to as high as 45 mph will whip across all of
Central and South-Central Kansas on Saturday. The strongest winds
would hit areas along, and west, of Highway 14. For further details,
please refer to the High Wind Warning and Wind Advisory that remain
in effect until 7 PM CDT.

A very high to extreme fire danger will exist in all areas Tuesday
afternoon. A very high fire danger is likely for parts of Central
and South-Central Kansas Wednesday and Thursday afternoon.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated today or tonight.

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For a graphical version of this information, see our webpage at:
http://weather.gov/wichita/hwo/

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