Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
756 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

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756 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Strong southerly winds of 25 to 35 mph will continue tonight. A
Wind Advisory remains in effect for south central and southeast
Kansas until 4am Friday.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Very high to extreme grassland fire danger is forecast for portions
of the area Friday and Saturday. The greatest threat is expected to
be on Friday across south central and southeast Kansas. A Red Flag
Warning has been issued for Friday afternoon.

Scattered thunderstorms are forecast Friday across southeast
Kansas. It is possible that some of these will be strong to severe,
starting the in morning with the greatest threat after 2pm. The
primary threat will be large hail and damaging winds.

Very strong winds sustained around 30 mph with gusts over 40 mph
are likely Friday night and most of the day on Saturday. A wind
advisory has been issued and will remain in effect for parts of the
area until Saturday evening.

There is a chance of snow across central Kansas developing Friday
evening and lingering into midday Saturday. Accumulating snow is
forecast roughly northwest of a line from Salina to Great Bend.

Very high to extreme grassland fire danger is possible each
afternoon Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of next week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated 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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