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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
322 AM CDT Tue Sep 18 2018

322 AM CDT Tue Sep 18 2018

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...Wednesday through Monday

There is a chance for thunderstorms Thursday across central Kansas.
A few strong to marginally severe storms with down-burst wind gusts
of 50 to 60 mph and nickel size hail will be possible during the
late afternoon and evening. A larger complex of thunderstorms is
expected to develop across much of the area Thursday night. The main
risk will be heavy rainfall and potential for minor lowland
flooding. Thunderstorms will become most likely across south central
and southeast Kansas on Friday into Friday night with locally heavy
rainfall and a continued risk for flooding.

Chances for thunderstorms will end across central Kansas on
Saturday, but continue through Saturday night across south central
and southeast Kansas. While the chance for heavy rainfall is
expected to diminish, some minor flooding concerns could continue
into early Sunday.


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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