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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
402 AM CDT FRI JUL 1 2016

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402 AM CDT FRI JUL 1 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT.
THUNDERSTORMS WILL SPREAD FROM NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS NORTHEAST
ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA...ESPECIALLY THIS EVENING THROUGH
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. SOME STORMS MAY BE STRONG TO SEVERE ACROSS
NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS AND COUNTIES ALONG THE NEBRASKA/KANSAS BORDER
THIS EVENING. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE HAIL TO QUARTER SIZE AND
GUSTY WINDS TO 60 MPH.

RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF A HALF INCH TO 1.5 INCHES IS POSSIBLE THROUGH
TONIGHT WITH SOME AREAS SEEING HIGHER AMOUNTS. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS
ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS. WHILE WIDESPREAD
FLOODING OR FLASH FLOODING IS NOT ANTICIPATED SOME AREAS WITH
HIGHER RAINFALL AMOUNTS COULD SEE SOME LOCALIZED FLOODING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

FROM SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT...AT LEAST ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM
ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED WITHIN THE OUTLOOK AREA...ESPECIALLY WITHIN
COUNTIES NEAR AND SOUTH OF THE NEBRASKA-KANSAS BORDER. AT THIS
TIME...SEVERE STORMS APPEAR UNLIKELY.

HOWEVER...THE BIGGER ISSUE COULD BE ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL. FROM
SATURDAY DAYTIME THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF
GENERALLY 1 TO 2 INCHES COULD FALL MAINLY OVER SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF
THE AREA...ESPECIALLY NEAR AND SOUTH OF THE NEBRASKA-KANSAS
BORDER...RESULTING IN 48-HOUR RAINFALL TOTALS OF GENERALLY 2 TO 3
INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. DUE IN PART TO RECENT
DRY CONDITIONS...WIDESPREAD FLOODING IS NOT CURRENTLY
ANTICIPATED...BUT SOME LOCALIZED FLOODING ISSUES CANNOT BE RULED
OUT.

BEYOND THIS WEEKEND...THE NEXT THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN TO THE
OUTLOOK AREA BETWEEN MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY NIGHT.

LASTLY...THERE ARE EARLY INDICATIONS THAT AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX
VALUES COULD CLIMB TO AT LEAST 100 DEGREES IN PARTS OF THE OUTLOOK
AREA FOR NEXT WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AS HOTTER WEATHER RETURNS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT NEEDED AT THIS TIME.

&&

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

$$

PFANNKUCH/BILLINGS WRIGHT




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