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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
500 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

500 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Sustained winds around 30 mph with gusts over 40 mph are forecast
Friday afternoon in central Kansas. This will help push the
grassland fire danger index into the very high category, roughly
west of Highway 14.

A stray thunderstorm is possible Friday afternoon around Harper
county, and along the Oklahoma border and southeast Kansas Friday
night. These storms are not expected to be strong or severe.

Thunderstorms will become likely during the afternoon and evening as
a cold front moves across the area. Strong storms are likely along
with some severe storms. The main threat will be damaging winds.
Some quarter sized hail may occur with isolated storms early in the
afternoon. Brief street flooding is possible in southeast Kansas
Saturday night due to the high rainfall rates. The severe storm
threat will diminish by midnight.


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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