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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
510 PM CDT Thu Oct 22 2020

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-230900-
Russell-Lincoln-Barton-Ellsworth-Saline-Rice-McPherson-Marion-Chase-
Reno-Harvey-Butler-Greenwood-Woodson-Allen-Kingman-Sedgwick-Harper-
Sumner-Cowley-Elk-Wilson-Neosho-Chautauqua-Montgomery-Labette-
510 PM CDT Thu Oct 22 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected this
evening and overnight for south central and southeast Kansas. The
strongest activity will be capable of nickel sized hail, gusty
winds, and brief heavy rain.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Sub-freezing temperatures are possible Friday night through early
Saturday morning, mainly across central Kansas, with colder and more
widespread freezing conditions expected Sunday night through
Tuesday night across the region. A widespread killing freeze is
likely.

Finally, a light wintry mix is possible late Sunday through Tuesday
across the region. There remains too much uncertainty to nail down
specifics at this point, so please stay tuned for later forecasts.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated tonight.

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For a graphical version of this information, see our webpage at:
https://weather.gov/crh/ghwo?sid=ict

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Freeze Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wichita KS
505 PM CDT Thu Oct 22 2020

KSZ049>053-067>071-082-083-091-092-231215-
/O.EXP.KICT.WI.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-201022T2200Z/
/O.CON.KICT.FZ.A.0001.201024T0600Z-201024T1500Z/
Saline-Rice-McPherson-Marion-Chase-Reno-Harvey-Butler-Greenwood-
Woodson-Kingman-Sedgwick-Harper-Sumner-
Including the cities of Salina, Lyons, Sterling, McPherson,
Hillsboro, Marion, Peabody, Cottonwood Falls, Strong City,
Hutchinson, Newton, El Dorado, Augusta, Andover, Rose Hill,
Eureka, Madison, Yates Center, Kingman, Derby, Haysville,
Bel Aire, Park City, Valley Center, Wichita, Anthony, Harper,
Attica, and Wellington
505 PM CDT Thu Oct 22 2020

...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...
...WIND ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

* WHAT...Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 27 possible.

* WHERE...McPherson, Marion, Reno and Harvey Counties.

* WHEN...For the Freeze Watch, from late Friday night through
  Saturday morning.

* IMPACTS...Frost and freeze conditions could kill crops, other
  sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor
  plumbing.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent
freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should
be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have
in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above-
ground pipes to protect them from freezing.

&&

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