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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
346 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...EXTREME FIRE DANGER ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.A STRONG AND GUST SOUTH WIND...HIGHLY COMBUSTIBLE SURFACE
FUELS...AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE
EXTREME AND DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON.

IAZ033-044-057-070-081-092-011700-
/O.NEW.KDMX.FW.W.0005.150401T1800Z-150402T0000Z/
SAC-CRAWFORD-AUDUBON-CASS-ADAMS-TAYLOR-
346 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING FOR EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS....

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...THE WIND WILL STEADILY INCREASE THROUGH THE MORNING
  BECOMING STRONG AND GUSTY THIS AFTERNOON. THE MOST DANGEROUS
  CONDITIONS WILL EXIST BETWEEN 2 PM AND 5 PM.

* WIND...SOUTH INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 40
  MPH AT TIMES.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WILL DROP TO BETWEEN 30 AND 35 PERCENT AND
  COULD POTENTIALLY DROP LOWER.

* FUEL...GRASSES REMAIN NEARLY 100 PERCENT CURED AND SURFACE
  FUELS ARE HIGHLY COMBUSTIBLE.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES WILL SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY AND BE VERY
  DIFFICULT TO CONTROL IN THESE DANGEROUS CONDITIONS. OUTDOOR
  BURNING IS HIGHLY DISCOURAGED AND SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

FAB

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
346 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...EXTREME FIRE DANGER ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.A STRONG AND GUST SOUTH WIND...HIGHLY COMBUSTIBLE SURFACE
FUELS...AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE
EXTREME AND DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON.

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-034>039-045>050-058>062-071>075-
082>086-093>097-011700-
/O.UPG.KDMX.FW.A.0003.150401T1500Z-150402T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KDMX.FW.W.0005.150401T1800Z-150402T0000Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-
HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-
MARSHALL-TAMA-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-ADAIR-MADISON-
WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-RINGGOLD-
DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
346 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING FOR EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS....

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...THE WIND WILL STEADILY INCREASE THROUGH THE MORNING
  BECOMING STRONG AND GUSTY THIS AFTERNOON. THE MOST DANGEROUS
  CONDITIONS WILL EXIST BETWEEN 2 PM AND 5 PM.

* WIND...SOUTH INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 40
  MPH AT TIMES.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 25 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON.

* FUEL...GRASSES REMAIN NEARLY 100 PERCENT CURED AND SURFACE
  FUELS ARE HIGHLY COMBUSTIBLE.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES WILL SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY AND BE VERY
  DIFFICULT TO CONTROL IN THESE DANGEROUS CONDITIONS. OUTDOOR
  BURNING IS HIGHLY DISCOURAGED AND SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
342 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WEDNESDAY...

.STRONG WINDS...DRY VEGETATION...AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER
PORTIONS OF EASTERN IOWA ON WEDNESDAY.

IAZ040-041-051-052-063-064-076-077-087-088-098-011645-
/O.UPG.KDVN.FW.A.0001.150401T1500Z-150402T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KDVN.FW.W.0001.150401T1800Z-150402T0000Z/
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-BENTON-LINN-IOWA-JOHNSON-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-
JEFFERSON-HENRY IA-VAN BUREN-
342 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING FOR EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS FOR PORTIONS OF
EASTERN IOWA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN QUAD CITIES HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...PORTIONS OF EASTERN IOWA ROUGHLY ALONG AND
  WEST OF A LINE FROM MANCHESTER TO MOUNT PLEASANT.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE WEDNESDAY MORNING...WITH THE MOST
  DANGEROUS CONDITIONS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 25 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...75 TO 80.

* GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX...VERY HIGH TO EXTREME.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES WILL SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY AND BE VERY
  DIFFICULT TO CONTROL IN THESE DANGEROUS CONDITIONS. OUTDOOR
  BURNING IS HIGHLY DISCOURAGED AND SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT
RECOMMENDED.

&&

$$

RP KINNEY/GIBBS


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL
425 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

KSZ025-057-060-102>105-MOZ001>008-011>017-020>025-028>033-037>040-
043>046-053-054-020000-
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ATCHISON...PAOLA...MOUND CITY...TROY...
LEAVENWORTH...KANSAS CITY KS...OVERLAND PARK...OLATHE...TARKIO...
ROCKPORT...MARYVILLE...GRANT CITY...ALBANY...STANBERRY...
BETHANY...PRINCETON...UNIONVILLE...LANCASTER...DOWNING...OREGON...
SAVANNAH...CAMERON...GALLATIN...JAMESPORT...TRENTON...MILAN...
GREEN CITY...KIRKSVILLE...ST. JOSEPH...PLATTSBURG...KINGSTON...
HAMILTON...POLO...CHILLICOTHE...BROOKFIELD...MACON...LA PLATA...
PARKVILLE...PLATTE CITY...WESTON...LIBERTY...EXCELSIOR SPRINGS...
RICHMOND...CARROLLTON...SALISBURY...KEYTESVILLE...MOBERLY...
KANSAS CITY...INDEPENDENCE...LEXINGTON...CONCORDIA...MARSHALL...
FAYETTE...NEW FRANKLIN...RAYMORE...HARRISONVILLE...
PLEASANT HILL...WARRENSBURG...SEDALIA...BOONVILLE...BUTLER...
RICH HILL...CLINTON
425 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY...

GUSTY SOUTH WINDS OF UP TO 35 MPH AND VERY DRY SURFACE FUELS WILL
LEAD TO ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS THIS AFTERNOON. ANY
UNATTENDED FIRES MAY QUICKLY GET OUT OF CONTROL. AVOID OUTSIDE
BURNING IF POSSIBLE.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
723 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-021100-
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON-
HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL-
WHITESIDE-ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-MERCER-HENDERSON-
WARREN-HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-SCOTLAND-CLARK-
723 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS...WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...EAST
CENTRAL IOWA...NORTHEAST IOWA...SOUTHEAST IOWA AND NORTHEAST
MISSOURI.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING...

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM CDT TODAY...ROUGHLY
ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM MANCHESTER TO MOUNT PLEASANT. THE GRASSLAND
FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE EXTREME CATEGORY OVER MOST OF THE RED
FLAG WARNING AREA. EXPECT HIGHS OF 75 TO 80 IN THESE AREAS... WITH SUSTAINED
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 25 MPH AND GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH. AFTERNOON RELATIVE
HUMIDITY WILL DROP NEAR 25 PERCENT.

TO THE EAST OF THE RED FLAG WARNING...THE FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN
THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY OVER MOST AREAS THIS AFTERNOON...WHERE WINDS
WON`T BE QUITE AS STRONG AND TEMPERATURES WILL BE SLIGHTLY COOLER.

LATER TONIGHT...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION ACCOMPANIED BY SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. A FEW STRONG STORMS ARE POSSIBLE BY LATE EVENING
AND INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS...BUT THE THREAT FOR SEVERE WEATHER IS
LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THURSDAY MORNING BEFORE TAPERING
OFF DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS. NO SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED.
TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY OF 0.50
TO 0.75 INCHES WILL BE COMMON...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS IN
AREAS AFFECTED BY STRONGER STORMS.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE AGAIN MONDAY AND TUESDAY...WITH A LOW
THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

RP KINNEY

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
657 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

IAZ043-055-056-069-079-080-090-091-NEZ011-012-015>018-030>034-
042>045-050>053-065>068-078-088>093-020200-
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-
657 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON ALONG A COLD
FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE OUTLOOK AREA. THE LEADING EDGE OF THE
BOUNDARY SHOULD BE CROSSING INTO NORTHEAST NEBRASKA LATE THIS
AFTERNOON...THEN ADVANCE SOUTHEASTWARD OVER THE REST OF EASTERN
NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA DURING THE EVENING. ANY OF THE STORMS
THAT DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING COULD
PRODUCE HAIL AND POSSIBLY DAMAGING WINDS.

THE THREAT FOR SEVERE STORMS SHOULD DIMINISH AS WE HEAD TOWARD
MIDNIGHT. HOWEVER SOME AREAS OF HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE AS
RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE SLOW TO CLEAR SOUTHEAST
NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OVER AN INCH ARE
POSSIBLE ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE NEXT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL COME SUNDAY NIGHT
AND MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS
EVENING.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
522 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

IAZ038-039-048>050-059>062-071>075-081>086-092>097-021030-
GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-
POWESHIEK-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-
LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-
DAVIS-
522 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE AREA. PLEASE REFER TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/DESMOINES FOR
FURTHER DETAILS.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA AFTER SUNSET. SOME MAY BE
SEVERE WITH HIGH WINDS THE PRIMARY THREAT...LARGE HAIL A SECONDARY
THREAT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

PERIODS OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
INTO TUESDAY. THE CHANCE FOR SEVERE STORMS IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED FOR A FEW HOURS THIS EVENING.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
502 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

KSZ025-057-060-102>105-MOZ001>008-011>017-020>025-028>033-037>040-
043>046-053-054-021015-
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-
502 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

 VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER IS EXPECTED TODAY DUE TO STRONG SOUTHERLY
 WINDS AND HUMIDITY VALUES IN THE 30 TO 40 PERCENT RANGE.

 THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY LATE THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT. LARGE HAIL
 AND GUST WINDS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS FAR NORTHWESTERN MISSOURI.
 ADDITIONALLY... LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.

 MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CAN BE ACCESSED AT...
 HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDIA/EAX/EMBRIEFING1/EMBRIEFING1.PDF

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

 THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY. THE BEST CHANCES FOR SEVERE
 STORMS WILL BE ACROSS SOUTHERN AND SOUTHEASTERN MISSOURI BUT A FEW
 STRONG STORMS ARE POSSIBLE SOUTH SOUTH AND EAST OF LINE FROM
 PLEASANTON... KS TO SEDALIA... MO.

 MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CAN BE ACCESSED AT...
 HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDIA/EAX/EMBRIEFING1/EMBRIEFING1.PDF

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
500 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-021000-
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-
POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-
WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
500 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THE RANGELAND FIRE DANGER CATEGORY IS VERY HIGH THIS AFTERNOON FOR
MOST OF NORTH CENTRAL...NORTHEAST AND PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL
KANSAS. WIDESPREAD SOUTHERLY WINDS BETWEEN 15 AND 25 MPH WITH
GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH ARE LIKELY MID MORNING ONWARD WHILE MINIMUM
HUMIDITY VALUES FALL TO NEAR 30 PERCENT OVER NORTH CENTRAL
LOCATIONS.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP ACROSS AREAS
SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 35 LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING. IF
STORMS DEVELOP...A FEW MAY BE SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING
WIND GUSTS THE PRIMARY HAZARDS.

WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY TO DEVELOP OVER SOUTHERN
NEBRASKA ALONG A COLD FRONT DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING PERIOD. THESE STORMS WILL TRACK INTO NORTH CENTRAL AREAS
BETWEEN 7 PM AND 10 PM...BECOMING MORE WIDESPREAD IN COVERAGE ACROSS
THE OUTLOOK AREA FROM MIDNIGHT THROUGH SUNRISE THURSDAY. A FEW
STORMS MAY BE SEVERE FOR AREAS ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM
HIAWATHA...TO MANHATTAN AND HERINGTON. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING
WIND GUSTS ARE THE MAIN HAZARDS. PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL ARE
POSSIBLE FOR THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ONCE AGAIN ON THURSDAY...MAINLY
SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 70. A FEW STRONG STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE NEAR
AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 35 IN EAST CENTRAL KANSAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED THIS EVENING FOR THE AREAS
PREVIOUSLY MENTIONED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
419 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-095>102-MOZ018-019-026-027-
034>036-041-042-047>052-059>065-072>075-084-085-099-020000-
GREENE IL-MACOUPIN IL-MONTGOMERY IL-BOND IL-FAYETTE IL-CLINTON IL-
MARION IL-WASHINGTON IL-RANDOLPH IL-ADAMS IL-BROWN IL-PIKE IL-
CALHOUN IL-JERSEY IL-MADISON IL-ST. CLAIR IL-MONROE IL-KNOX MO-
LEWIS MO-SHELBY MO-MARION MO-MONROE MO-RALLS MO-PIKE MO-BOONE MO-
AUDRAIN MO-MONITEAU MO-COLE MO-OSAGE MO-CALLAWAY MO-MONTGOMERY MO-
LINCOLN MO-GASCONADE MO-WARREN MO-ST. CHARLES MO-FRANKLIN MO-
ST. LOUIS MO-ST. LOUIS CITY MO-JEFFERSON MO-CRAWFORD MO-
WASHINGTON MO-ST. FRANCOIS MO-STE. GENEVIEVE MO-IRON MO-
MADISON MO-REYNOLDS MO-
419 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN AND
CENTRAL MISSOURI AS WELL AS WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A HEIGHTENED FIRE DANGER TODAY ACROSS PARTS OF MISSOURI
AND ILLINOIS.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING
ACROSS THE EASTERN OZARKS. THERE IS ALSO A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
FROM LATE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ON THURSDAY. SOME OF THE STRONGER
STORMS COULD PRODUCE SEVERE WEATHER...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND SOUTH
OF INTERSTATE 70 ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THUNDERSTORMS
WILL TAPER OFF ON FRIDAY.

THERE IS ANOTHER CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS FROM SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

KANOFSKY

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
416 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-020930-
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-
416 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

  LIMITED HAIL RISK.
  LIMITED THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE RISK.
  LIMITED LIGHTNING RISK.
  LIMITED NON THUNDERSTORM WIND RISK.

DISCUSSION...

  ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP TODAY AS AN
  UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND WARM FRONT MOVE ACROSS THE AREA. A
  FEW STRONG TO POTENTIALLY SEVERE STORMS MAY DEVELOP WITH HAIL TO
  THE SIZE OF QUARTERS AND LOCALIZED WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH.
  THE GREATEST COVERAGE OF STORMS WILL BE ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN
  MISSOURI THIS AFTERNOON.

  SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL GUST TO AROUND 30 MPH ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN
  KANSAS INTO SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

  PERIODS OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
  EARLY FRIDAY WITH THE APPROACH AND PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT.
  STRONG TO POTENTIALLY SEVERE STORMS MAY DEVELOP THURSDAY INTO
  THURSDAY EVENING WITH DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL THE PRIMARY
  HAZARDS.

  IN ADDITION...HEAVY RAINFALL AND THE POTENTIAL FOR LOCALIZED
  FLOODING MAY DEVELOP LATER THURSDAY.

  NORTHWESTERLY WINDS MAY GUST UP TO 30 MPH ON FRIDAY BEHIND THE
  COLD FRONT.

  SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL RETURN ON SUNDAY WITH SOME GUSTS TO NEAR 30
  MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON.

  THERE WILL BE PERIODIC THUNDERSTORM CHANCES FROM SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
  NEXT TUESDAY.

.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)

$$

FOSTER

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
340 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-020845-
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-
340 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PATCHY FOG MAY REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO AROUND TWO MILES OR LESS
ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS EARLY THIS MORNING.

SOUTH WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL
PRODUCE A VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER ACROSS THE AREA
TODAY...PLEASE REFER TO THE RED FLAG WARNING FOR MORE DETAILS.

CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE AREA MAINLY FOR
TONIGHT OVER CENTRAL KANSAS...WITH A FEW STRONG TO MARGINALLY
SEVERE STORMS POSSIBLE. THE PRIMARY RISKS WILL BE NICKEL TO
QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS TO 60 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN IN THE FORECAST FOR THURSDAY
INTO THURSDAY NIGHT. A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS WITH HAIL UP TO
THE SIZE OF GOLF BALLS...AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE
ACROSS SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

SEVERAL HOURS OF VERY HIGH GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER ARE POSSIBLE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS CENTRAL KANSAS...AND PERIODICALLY
OVER THE REST OF THE AREA FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

IN ADDITION...SLIGHT CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL RETURN TO THE
FORECAST SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...MAINLY FOR THE FLINT HILLS
AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR
TONIGHT...HOWEVER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED FOR SOUTHEAST KANSAS
ON THURSDAY.

&&

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

$$

JAKUB

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
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