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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
435 AM CST Fri Feb 22 2019

435 AM CST Fri Feb 22 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

There is a small chance for some freezing drizzle this morning for
mainly central Kansas. Significant ice accumulation is not

Fog will be possible tonight across the entire area. Areas west of
I-135 may see visibilities reduced to less than 2 miles at times.

There is a chance for isolated storms tonight for areas southeast of
the Kansas Turnpike. Strong or severe storms are not expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Strong storm system is expected to lift across the area on Saturday
producing a band of moderate to heavy snow. Locations generally
along and northwest of a Great Band to Salina line have the best
chance to see the higher snow totals Saturday afternoon into the
early evening hours. Very strong north winds will combine with the
snow to produce near blizzard conditions. See latest winter storm
watch for additional details.

Very high grassland fire danger will be in place Saturday afternoon
across southeast Kansas.


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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