Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
312 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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312 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE MAJORITY OF THE
OUTLOOK AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT...WITH SOME SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE PRIMARILY BETWEEN 4 PM AND MIDNIGHT. AT
THIS TIME...THE MAIN SEVERE WEATHER THREATS APPEAR TO BE HAIL UP
TO THE SIZE OF PING PONG BALLS...AND DAMAGING WIND GUSTS OF 60 MPH
OR HIGHER. THERE COULD ALSO BE A NARROW CORRIDOR OF LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL OF AT LEAST 1 TO 2 INCHES.

PRIOR TO ANY POTENTIAL RAINFALL...A NEAR-CRITICAL FIRE DANGER IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF THE LOCAL AREA THROUGH THE LATE
AFTERNOON HOURS...THANKS TO THE COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES AND GUSTY WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON...NEAR-CRITICAL FIRE DANGER IS POSSIBLE ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE OUTLOOK AREA AS RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPS BETWEEN 20
AND 25 PERCENT...IN THE PRESENCE OF WIND GUSTS AROUND 20 MPH.

ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON...CRITICAL FIRE DANGER IS POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH
OF THE OUTLOOK AREA AS RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPS BETWEEN 15 AND 20
PERCENT...IN THE PRESENCE OF WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

ON SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...THERE ARE LOW-CONFIDENCE...SLIGHT
CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY NORTH AND EAST OF THE TRI-CITIES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED WITHIN PORTIONS OF THE OUTLOOK
AREA...PRIMARILY BETWEEN 4 PM AND MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ROSSI/PFANNKUCH



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