Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
516 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

KSZ005>007-017>019-NEZ039>041-046>049-060>064-072>077-082>087-
201200-
PHILLIPS-SMITH-JEWELL-ROOKS-OSBORNE-MITCHELL-VALLEY-GREELEY-NANCE-
SHERMAN-HOWARD-MERRICK-POLK-DAWSON-BUFFALO-HALL-HAMILTON-YORK-
GOSPER-PHELPS-KEARNEY-ADAMS-CLAY-FILLMORE-FURNAS-HARLAN-FRANKLIN-
WEBSTER-NUCKOLLS-THAYER-
516 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A SOUTHERLY WIND...SUSTAINED AT 25 TO NEAR 30 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR
35 MPH...WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS...GENERALLY
SOUTHEAST OF A LINE FROM OSBORNE TO BELOIT.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA
LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...MOST LIKELY STARTING AFTER 4 PM
CDT. LOCATIONS ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS...AS WELL AS PORTIONS
OF SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF A LINE FROM
ALMA...TO GRAND ISLAND AND OSCEOLA...COULD OBSERVE STRONG TO
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY BETWEEN 4 AND 10 PM CDT. HAIL TO
AROUND THE SIZE OF A QUARTER AND THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO AROUND
60 MPH WILL BE THE PRIMARY SEVERE WEATHER THREATS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

ON SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...THUNDERSTORM CHANCES LINGER ACROSS
THE OUTLOOK AREA...BUT WITH THE HIGHEST CHANCES DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS BEFORE DIMINISHING FROM WEST TO EAST
LATER SUNDAY NIGHT. ALTHOUGH WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT
EXPECTED...A FEW STRONG TO MARGINALLY SEVERE STORMS CANNOT BE
RULED OUT IN PORTIONS OF THE OUTLOOK AREA MAINLY BETWEEN 3 PM AND
10 PM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HAIL TO AROUND QUARTER SIZE AND WIND
GUSTS TO AROUND 60 MPH.

AFTER A SHORT BREAK...THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN TO THE FORECAST
DURING THE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT TIME FRAME.
ALTHOUGH UNCERTAINTY REMAINS HIGH IN THE DETAILS AT THIS TIME
RANGE...THERE APPEARS TO BE AT LEAST A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE
STORMS PRIMARILY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

IN ADDITION...STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED
WEDNESDAY...WITH SUSTAINED SPEEDS ACROSS MOST OF THE OUTLOOK AREA
AVERAGING NEAR 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

.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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BRYANT/PFANNKUCH



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