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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
1049 AM CST Wed Dec 12 2018

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1049 AM CST Wed Dec 12 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Strong northwest winds in excess of 30 mph are possible a few hours
before dawn west of I-135.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Areas of Reno, Kingman and Harper counties are likely to have
sustained winds of 40 to 45 mph with gusts up to 55 mph Thursday. A
high wind watch has been issued for this strong wind threat.
Grassland Fire Danger is expected to be very high and may push
extreme levels during the afternoon across south central Kansas.

The remainder of the region will see wind gusts up to 45 mph which
will also create very high Grassland Fire Danger conditions. The
only exception will be southeast Kansas where precipitation is
forecast.

There is a chance of a light wintry mix of rain and snow Thursday
and Thursday night over the Flint Hills and southeast Kansas.
Current indications suggest snow accumulations will remain very
light. No more than a dusting of accumulation is expected.

.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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