Severe Threat Ramps Up

5-1 Severe Weather Outlook


The Storm Prediction Center has upgraded the severe risk for north central Kansas to MODERATE. Very large hail and a few strong tornadoes will be possible with any storms that develop this afternoon and evening.

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The threat for severe weather ramps up today for parts of the Central U.S. An Enhanced Risk is in place over parts of Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri.

Storms developing this afternoon and evening could produce large hail, damaging wind gusts and even tornadoes. The greatest threat for tornadoes is in north central Kansas including Salina, Junction City and Great Bend. There is the potential for overnight severe weather, including isolated tornadoes. If you live in these areas, make sure you have a way to receive severe weather alerts even when you are sleeping.

5-1 tornado Outlook

The active weather continues into mid-week with a larger Enhanced Risk area on Wednesday stretching from far southwestern Iowa into north central Texas. Again, hail, strong winds and tornadoes will be possible.

5-1 Tomorrow Outlook

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