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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
524 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

524 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Isolated severe thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon into
the early evening, across mainly south-central and southeast Kansas.
Large hail to golfball size and damaging winds are possible. A brief
tornado or two will be possible in south-central Kansas and the
Flint Hills.

Southerly winds of 25 to 30 mph gusting to 45 mph will affect the
Flint Hills and southeast Kansas this morning.

Very high to extreme grassland fire danger is likely from late this
morning through this afternoon, with the most elevated fire danger
conditions expected across south-central kansas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Another chance for strong and perhaps a few severe storms will be
on Sunday afternoon and evening for portions of southern Kansas.
The main concerns will be large hail and damaging winds.

The next chance of thunderstorms will be Tuesday night through
Thursday across south-central and southeast Kansas.


A few storm spotters may be needed this afternoon and early this
evening, across south-central and southeast Kansas.


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Hazard Scale [Definitions]
5 - Very Significant VERY SIGNIFICANT RISK OR IMPACT. Could potentially injure and/or kill the most people and/or result in catastrophic property and economic damage.
4 - Signficant SIGNIFICANT RISK OR IMPACT. Could result in significant economic and/or property damage, and/or a significant risk to life.
3 - Medium MEDIUM economic impact. These events are a risk to life, and/or property with medium economic impact.
2 - Small Mainly nuisance type events. Risk to life and/or property is small if precautions are taken.
1 - Minimal Minimal Risk to life and/or property.
0 - Nil No Significant or Hazardous Weather Expected.


Please send any comments on this product to Chance Hayes, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, WFO Wichita, Kansas.

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