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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
432 PM CDT FRI JUL 1 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO 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 LATE THIS EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. THE MAIN
THREATS WILL BE HAIL UP TO QUARTER SIZE AND GUSTY WINDS TO 60
MPH.

RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF A HALF INCH TO 1.5 INCHES ARE 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 EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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

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