Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
321 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

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321 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THE COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AND GUSTY WINDS
WILL PROMOTE NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON FOR
SOUTHWESTERN PORTIONS OF THE OUTLOOK AREA...WHICH WILL BE SOUTHWEST
OF A LINE FROM LEXINGTON TO BELOIT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON...A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS RETURNS TO
PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS...WITH THUNDERSTORM CHANCES
EXPANDING IN COVERAGE MONDAY NIGHT TO INCLUDE THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK
AREA. ALTHOUGH WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED...A FEW
STORMS COULD BECOME STRONG TO MARGINALLY SEVERE NEAR AND SOUTH OF
THE NEBRASKA-KANSAS BORDER...WITH QUARTER SIZED HAIL BEING THE
MAIN THREAT. CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE INTO THE DAYTIME
HOURS TUESDAY...BUT WILL END FROM WEST-TO-EAST AS THE DAY WEARS ON.

ALSO ON TUESDAY...RATHER STRONG WEST-NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
SURGE INTO THE OUTLOOK AREA BEHIND A PASSING DRYLINE...WITH THE
SOUTHWEST HALF OF THE AREA EXPECTED TO SEE SUSTAINED SPEEDS OF AT
LEAST 25 TO 30 MPH...AND GUSTS TO AT LEAST 40 MPH. THESE STRONG
WINDS...COMBINED WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...WILL PROMOTE
NEAR-CRITICAL TO POTENTIALLY CRITICAL FIRE DANGER...PRIMARILY
SOUTHWEST OF A LINE FROM KEARNEY NEBRASKA TO BELOIT KANSAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

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

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GUERRERO/ROSSI



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