Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
428 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

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RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-MARION-CHASE-
RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-HARPER-
SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-LABETTE-
428 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL KANSAS...
SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING ACROSS THE
AREA...THEY ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE STRONG OR SEVERE.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE AGAIN EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATER THIS AFTERNOON.
THESE STORMS HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND
DAMAGING WINDS. THE CHANCE FOR A TORNADO CANNOT BE RULED
OUT...BUT CHANCES ARE BETTER WEST OF THE FORECAST AREA. THE MAIN
THREAT AREA WILL BE ALONG AND WEST OF THE I-135 CORRIDOR.
THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY MOVE EASTWARD INTO THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS...THESE STORM COULD REMAIN STRONG...BUT ARE NOT EXPECTED TO
BE SEVERE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE AGAIN EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE
SATURDAY...ESPECIALLY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. THE
MAIN THREAT AREA IS ALONG AND WEST OF THE I-135 CORRIDOR. THE MAIN
THREATS WILL BE LARGE HAIL...AND DAMAGING WINDS. HOWEVER...THE
THREAT FOR A TORNADO INCREASES ON SATURDAY OVER SOUTH CENTRAL
KANSAS ALONG AND NEAR THE DRYLINE IF IT PUSHES FURTHER EAST.
PLEASE WATCH THIS PERIOD FOR THE LATEST FORECASTS AS IT NEARS.

THE UPPER LOW WILL MOVE EASTWARD SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY...THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME RAIN SHOWERS SUNDAY AS THEY
EXIT TO THE EAST.

AFTER A BRIEF LULL EARLY NEXT WEEK...THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. THESE THUNDERSTORMS COULD BE STRONG.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

A FEW STORM SPOTTERS MAY BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...MAINLY ALONG AND WEST OF I-135.

&&

FOR A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THIS INFORMATION...SEE OUR
WEBPAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/WICHITA/HWO/

$$

BILLINGS WRIGHT



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