Numerous severe storms - including the possibility of tornadoes - are expected across a large swath of central and northern Kansas later on Tuesday.
The Storm Prediction Center has posted a moderate risk of severe weather for a zone encompassing more than 18,000 square miles, most of it in Kansas.
"Swaths of damaging winds, large to very large hail and a couple of tornadoes will be possible," a statement issued by the center said.
Cities within the moderate zone include Russell, Great Bend, Ellsworth, Salina and Concordia.
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Wichita, Hutchinson and Hays are not included in the moderate risk., which features a 10 percent chance of tornadoes later today. The prime window for tornadoes is from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., the center stated.
More severe weather is expected in the state on Wednesday.
For a list of weather apps recommended by storm chasers, check this story that ran during Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kansas.