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WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCH 74
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
840 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

KSC015-035-190400-
/O.EXB.KICT.SV.A.0074.150419T0200Z-150419T0400Z/

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS EXTENDED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
WATCH 74 TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING AREAS UNTIL 11 PM CDT THIS
EVENING

IN KANSAS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 2 COUNTIES

IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS

BUTLER                COWLEY

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...ANDOVER...ARKANSAS CITY...AUGUSTA...
EL DORADO...ROSE HILL AND WINFIELD.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
1031 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

KSZ005>007-017>019-NEZ039>041-046>049-060>064-072>077-082>087-
200345-
PHILLIPS-SMITH-JEWELL-ROOKS-OSBORNE-MITCHELL-VALLEY-GREELEY-NANCE-
SHERMAN-HOWARD-MERRICK-POLK-DAWSON-BUFFALO-HALL-HAMILTON-YORK-
GOSPER-PHELPS-KEARNEY-ADAMS-CLAY-FILLMORE-FURNAS-HARLAN-FRANKLIN-
WEBSTER-NUCKOLLS-THAYER-
1031 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. NO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
ARE EXPECTED. HOWEVER...A STRONG STORM OR TWO REMAINS POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

&&

MORE INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB PAGE:
   HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/HASTINGS  (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

HALBLAUB

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
951 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-200300-
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-
951 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

CLUSTERS OF STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTH
CENTRAL KANSAS AND THE SOUTHERN FLINT HILLS THIS
EVENING...PRIMARILY CLOSE TO THE OKLAHOMA BORDER. LARGE HAIL OF
QUARTER TO GOLFBALL SIZE WILL BE POSSIBLE AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO
60 MPH. ELSEHWERE IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS
OVERNIGHT...SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE CHANCES FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS INCREASING FOR SOUTHEAST
KANSAS SUNDAY AFTERNOON...WHERE HAIL AS LARGE AS GOLF BALLS MAY
OCCUR. IF YOU LIVE IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS...THE FORECAST FOR SUNDAY
SHOULD BE MONITORED CLOSELY. THUNDERSTORMS THAT MAY BE QUITE
STRONG WITH HAIL CLOSE TO 1 INCH DIAMETER AND 40 TO 50 MPH WINDS
ARE POSSIBLE FOR AREAS ALONG AND JUST SOUTHEAST OF THE TURNPIKE. A
VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER MAY EXIST OVER PARTS OF CENTRAL KANSAS
LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE FOR ALL AREAS FROM WEDNESDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY. DETAILS REGARDING THE STRENGTH OF THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE PROVIDED EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

A FEW STORM SPOTTERS MAY BE NEEDED THIS EVENING CLOSE TO THE
OKLAHOMA BORDER IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS...AND ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN
KANSAS SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

&&

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

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
741 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-200045-
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-
POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-
WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
741 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL...NORTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD EAST ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA
LATER THIS EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT PERIOD. STORMS WILL CONTINUE
TO WEAKEN WITH TIME AND ARE NOT ANTICIPATED TO BECOME SEVERE.
PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL AND SMALL HAIL ARE THE MAIN HAZARDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
738 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-200045-
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-
ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-
LACLEDE-TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-NEWTON-
LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-HOWELL-SHANNON-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-
TANEY-OZARK-OREGON-
738 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE MISSOURI
OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

  LIMITED FLOODING RISK.
  ELEVATED LIGHTNING RISK.

DISCUSSION...

  ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MISSOURI
  AND THE EASTERN OZARKS THIS EVENING...INCREASING TO SCATTERED
  COVERAGE OVERNIGHT. A COMPLEX OF THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING ACROSS
  KANSAS AND OKLAHOMA WILL MOVE INTO EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS
  AND WESTERN MISSOURI DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. CLOUD TO GROUND
  LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE MAIN HAZARDS
  WITH THESE THUNDERSTORMS. THERE IS A LIMITED RISK FOR LOCALIZED
  FLOODING WHERE MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF STORMS TRACK OVER THE SAME
  AREAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

  MORE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY EVENING AS A
  SLOW MOVING STORM SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE REGION. THERE IS A
  LIMITED TO ELEVATED RISK FOR STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS IF ENOUGH
  INSTABILITY CAN DEVELOP. THE GREATEST RISK FOR SEVERE WEATHER
  SUNDAY WILL BE ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN MISSOURI GENERALLY SOUTH OF
  INTERSTATE 44. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND A LIMITED RISK FOR
  FLOODING WILL CONTINUE.

  A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
OF
  NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

THIS PRODUCT IS NOW AVAILABLE IN GRAPHICAL FORMAT...ALONG WITH
OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND CLIMATE INFORMATION...AT
HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/SGF(ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

GAGAN

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
727 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

KSZ025-057-060-102>105-MOZ001>008-011>017-020>025-028>033-037>040-
043>046-053-054-200030-
ATCHISON KS-MIAMI-LINN KS-DONIPHAN-LEAVENWORTH-WYANDOTTE-JOHNSON KS-
ATCHISON MO-NODAWAY-WORTH-GENTRY-HARRISON-MERCER-PUTNAM-SCHUYLER-
HOLT-ANDREW-DE KALB-DAVIESS-GRUNDY-SULLIVAN-ADAIR-BUCHANAN-CLINTON-
CALDWELL-LIVINGSTON-LINN MO-MACON-PLATTE-CLAY-RAY-CARROLL-CHARITON-
RANDOLPH-JACKSON-LAFAYETTE-SALINE-HOWARD-CASS-JOHNSON MO-PETTIS-
COOPER-BATES-HENRY-
727 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST...NORTH CENTRAL AND
WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI...AS WELL AS EXTREME EASTERN KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

 SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS STILL POSSIBLE ACROSS
 THE REGION TONIGHT...BUT NO SEVERE WEATHER EXPECTED.

 MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CAN BE ACCESSED AT...
 HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/EAX/HWO

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

 SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ON SUNDAY. NO SEVERE WEATHER
 IS EXPECTED.

 MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CAN BE ACCESSED AT...
 HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/EAX/HWO

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
411 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

IAZ043-055-056-069-079-080-090-091-NEZ011-012-015>018-030>034-
042>045-050>053-065>068-078-088>093-191115-
MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-
PAGE-KNOX-CEDAR-THURSTON-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-BOONE-MADISON-
STANTON-CUMING-BURT-PLATTE-COLFAX-DODGE-WASHINGTON-BUTLER-
SAUNDERS-DOUGLAS-SARPY-SEWARD-LANCASTER-CASS-OTOE-SALINE-
JEFFERSON-GAGE-JOHNSON-NEMAHA-PAWNEE-RICHARDSON-
411 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST
IOWA...WEST CENTRAL IOWA...EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA...NORTHEAST
NEBRASKA AND SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT AND SUNDAY

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA TONIGHT
AND SUNDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY

WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON
AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE REGION.

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR MORE THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS WEEK THURSDAY
NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION SHOULD NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

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