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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
517 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

517 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Widely scattered thunderstorms remain possible this morning but
should be neither strong nor severe.

The severe thunderstorm potential is increasing for this afternoon
and tonight for areas primarily along and southeast of the turnpike
where hail as large as golf balls would be the primary threat. The
thunderstorms that may produce primarily penny-sized hail would be
possible along and either side of a line from around Marion to
Anthony late this afternoon and this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Scattered to widely scattered thunderstorms are possible for most
periods from Saturday Night thru mid-week, but should be neither
strong nor severe.

Heat indices may reach around 100 in Southeast Kansas and along the
Oklahoma border Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons.


Spotter activation is not anticipated today or tonight.


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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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