Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
152 PM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

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152 PM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE LATER THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT.
A FEW OF THESE STORMS COULD BECOME STRONG TO MARGINALLY SEVERE
WITHIN VARIOUS PARTS OF THE OUTLOOK AREA...WITH THE MAIN THREATS
BEING HAIL UP TO AROUND THE SIZE OF QUARTERS...AND WIND GUSTS UP
TO AROUND 60 MPH. ANY POTENTIAL SEVERE STORM THREAT SHOULD LARGELY
SUBSIDE BY AROUND 10 PM...ALTHOUGH A DECREASING COVERAGE OF WEAKER
STORMS COULD LINGER THROUGH THE NIGHT.

IN ADDITION...GIVEN THAT PARTS OF THE OUTLOOK AREA RECEIVED HEAVY
RAINFALL OF AT LEAST 2 TO 4 INCHES DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS...AND
THAT ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN COULD YET OCCUR THROUGH TONIGHT...A
LIMITED THREAT FOR LOCALIZED FLOODING REMAINS THROUGH TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

THERE IS A GOOD CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FOR MUCH OF THE AREA FRIDAY
INTO EARLY FRIDAY EVENING.. STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITH NICKEL SIZE
HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.

LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...MORE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE. SEVERE
WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS MOST OF THE OUTLOOK AREA
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. HAIL AS LARGE AS TENNIS BALLS AND
DAMAGING STRAIGHT LINE WINDS OF 70 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE.

PERIODIC CHANCES OF THUNDERSTORMS EXIST FOR SOME OF THE AREA FOR THE
REST OF THE FORECAST...MAINLY AT NIGHT. IT IS TOO SOON TO DETERMINE
SEVERE WEATHER CHANCES WITH MUCH CONFIDENCE...BUT STRONG STORMS CAN
NOT BE RULED OUT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION FOR A FEW SEVERE STORMS MAY BE NEEDED THIS
AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING WITHIN VARIOUS PARTS OF THE OUTLOOK
AREA. IN ADDITION...ANY REPORTS OF FLOODING OR HEAVY RAINFALL IN
EXCESS OF 3 INCHES OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS WOULD BE APPRECIATED.

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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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