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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
337 PM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018

337 PM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Patchy fog will be possible late tonight mainly for locations along
and east of a Salina to Wichita, to Wellington line. Visibilities
could be reduced to around 1 or 2 miles for a few locations.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Patchy fog will be possible early Wednesday morning with
visibilities reduced to around 1 or 2 miles, mainly for locations
east of I-135.

Very high grassland fire danger is possible on Thursday afternoon
for locations generally east of the Kansas turnpike.

Very high grassland fire danger is expected area-wide on Friday
afternoon and for locations mainly east of the Kansas turnpike on
Saturday afternoon.

Thunderstorms will be possible for Friday night across parts of
eastern Kansas. Periodic thunderstorm chances look to increase
for Sunday afternoon into Tuesday mainly across the eastern half of
Kansas. A few strong storms will be possible this period.


Spotter activation is not anticipated 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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