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FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
739 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HASTINGS HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN KANSAS...

  BOW CREEK NEAR STOCKTON AFFECTING PHILLIPS AND ROOKS COUNTIES

&&

KSC147-163-250339-
/O.NEW.KGID.FL.W.0001.140424T1712Z-140425T1224Z/
/SKTK1.1.ER.140424T1712Z.140424T1800Z.140424T1824Z.NO/
739 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HASTINGS...NE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE BOW CREEK NEAR STOCKTON.
* FROM THIS MORNING TO FRIDAY MORNING.....
* AT 7:00 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.7 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE TO
  RISE TO NEAR 9.2 FEET BY THIS AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE BY THIS AFTERNOON...BUT WATER LEVELS COULD REMAIN ELEVATED
  FOR SEVERAL MORE HOURS.
* AT 9.0 FEET...WATER OVERFLOWS BOTH BANKS OF THE RIVER AND FLOWS
  INTO ADJACENT AGRICULTURAL LOWLAND.

&&

LAT...LON 3957 9960 3959 9929 3964 9915 3956 9917
      3950 9960

$$


Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
412 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA THIS AFTERNOON...

.SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THE COLD FRONT THAT
MOVED ACROSS WESTERN NEBRASKA LAST NIGHT. STRONG AND GUSTY
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. CLEARING
SKIES WILL SEE TEMPERATURES RISE INTO THE 70S TODAY WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FALLING TO AROUND 10 TO 15 PERCENT OVER MOST OF WESTERN
NEBRASKA.

NEZ204-206-208>210-219-242315-
/O.NEW.KLBF.FW.W.0012.140424T1700Z-140425T0000Z/
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-LOESS PLAINS-
412 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014 /312 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TODAY TO
7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR ...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTH PLATTE HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TODAY TO 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 204 EASTERN
  PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 206
  SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/ SAMUEL R
  MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 208 NIOBRARA
  VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 209 LOUP RIVERS
  BASIN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 210 FRENCHMAN BASIN AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 219 LOESS PLAINS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/LBF


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
453 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

KSZ005>007-017>019-NEZ039>041-046>049-060>064-072>077-082>087-
251200-
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-
453 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A FEW ISOLATED...NON SEVERE...THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE
EARLY THIS MORNING...MAINLY EAST OF HIGHWAY 281.

THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING...THE COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES AND GUSTY WINDS WILL RESULT IN NEAR CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
NEBRASKA...PRIMARILY WEST OF HIGHWAY 183.

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

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN TO THE FORECAST AS EARLY AS LATE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON OR EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY.
ALTHOUGH STILL SEVERAL DAYS AWAY AND SUBJECT TO CONSIDERABLE
FORECAST UNCERTAINTY...THERE CURRENTLY APPEARS TO BE AT LEAST A
SLIGHT RISK FOR SEVERE STORMS PRIMARILY DURING THE SATURDAY
EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING TIME FRAME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

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

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
445 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-250945-
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-
POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-
WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
445 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL...NORTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL COME TO AN END ACROSS THE AREA BY
EARLY AFTERNOON.

THE RANGELAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY
ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS DURING THE MID TO LATE AFTERNOON HOURS.

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

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND EARLY
SATURDAY IN NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL KANSAS. IF THEY DEVELOP
THEY COULD PRODUCE SOME HAIL.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE ACROSS THE AREA FROM LATE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THE DAY ON SUNDAY. SOME OF THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE VERY LARGE
HAIL...STRONG WINDS AND EVEN TORNADOES. KEEP UP TO DATE ON THE
LATEST FORECASTS CONCERNING THE SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL THIS
WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
441 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-250945-
RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-MARION-CHASE-
RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-HARPER-
SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-LABETTE-
441 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING FOR LOCATIONS ALONG AND
EAST OF INTERSTATE 135 AND FOR ONLY SOUTHEAST KANSAS THIS
AFTERNOON. THE STRONGER STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING 40
MPH WINDS.

VERY HIGH GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER WILL BE IN PLACE THIS AFTERNOON
FOR ALL OF CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

VERY HIGH GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER WILL BE IN PLACE FOR CENTRAL AND
SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS FOR FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND AREA WIDE ON
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY WITH STRONG SOUTH WINDS EXPECTED THROUGH THIS
TIME PERIOD. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER MAY
REACH EXTREME VALUES ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON ALONG AND WEST OF
HIGHWAY 14.

A FEW STORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE FRIDAY NIGHT OVER SOUTHEAST KANSAS
WITH STRONG STORMS POSSIBLE. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE FOR STORMS TO
DEVELOP ALONG A DRYLINE LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO EARLY
SATURDAY EVENING. THE DRYLINE IS EXPECTED TO BE ALONG OR WEST
OF HIGHWAY 14. ANY STORM THAT CAN DEVELOP WILL QUICKLY BECOME
SEVERE WITH THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE VERY LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING
WINDS AND TORNADOES. AREAS ALONG AND WEST OF INTERSTATE 135 WOULD
HAVE THE HIGHEST CHANCE TO EXPERIENCE SEVERE STORMS LATE SATURDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

THE DRYLINE WILL SURGE EAST ON SUNDAY AND WILL BE SITUATED ALONG OR
JUST EAST OF INTERSTATE 135 BY THE AFTERNOON HOURS. STORMS WILL
DEVELOP ALONG THIS FEATURE AND WILL QUICKLY BECOME SEVERE WITH
LOCATIONS ALONG AND ESPECIALLY EAST OF INTERSTATE 135 HAVING THE
BEST CHANCE TO EXPERIENCE SEVERE STORMS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING. LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS AND TORNADOES WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER STORMS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

&&

FOR A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THIS INFORMATION...SEE OUR
WEBPAGE AT (LOWERCASE) HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/WICHITA/HWO/HWO.PHP

$$

LAWSON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
430 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-250930-
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-ROCK-HOLT-GARDEN-
GRANT-HOOKER-THOMAS-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-
LOGAN-CUSTER-DEUEL-KEITH-PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-FRONTIER-
WESTERN CHERRY-
430 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014 /330 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.
THIS AFTERNOON CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER
ALL OF WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15
TO 25 MPH WILL COMBINE WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES BETWEEN 10
AND 15 PERCENT TO CREATE THESE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER WESTERN NEBRASKA SATURDAY AND
SUNDAY. SOME OF THESE STORMS MAY BE SEVERE. LISTEN FOR LATER
UPDATES AS THE TRACK OF THE SYSTEM IS BETTER DEFINED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

GET YOUR WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL...AND CLIMATE INFORMATION AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORTHPLATTE (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

POWER

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
415 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

IAZ043-055-056-069-079-080-090-091-NEZ011-012-015>018-030>034-
042>045-050>053-065>068-078-088>093-242315-
MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-
PAGE-KNOX-CEDAR-THURSTON-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-BOONE-MADISON-
STANTON-CUMING-BURT-PLATTE-COLFAX-DODGE-WASHINGTON-BUTLER-
SAUNDERS-DOUGLAS-SARPY-SEWARD-LANCASTER-CASS-OTOE-SALINE-
JEFFERSON-GAGE-JOHNSON-NEMAHA-PAWNEE-RICHARDSON-
415 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST
IOWA...WEST CENTRAL IOWA...EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA...NORTHEAST
NEBRASKA AND SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE AGAIN LATER THIS WEEKEND
AND THE EARLY PART OF NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

FOBERT

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