Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
457 AM CDT SUN JUL 17 2016

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457 AM CDT SUN JUL 17 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE
ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA...MAINLY AFTER 10 PM TONIGHT. THE MAIN THREATS
WOULD BE HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF QUARTERS AND THUNDERSTORM WIND
GUSTS OF 60 MPH.

THE HEAT INDEX WILL BE NEAR 100 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING FOR LOCATIONS ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF A LINE FROM GENEVA
NEBRASKA TO PHILLIPSBURG KANSAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

FROM THE DAYTIME HOURS MONDAY THROUGH MID-MORNING TUESDAY...THERE
ARE ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WITHIN PARTS OF THE OUTLOOK
AREA. THESE SMALL CHANCES ARE FAIRLY UNCERTAIN...ESPECIALLY DURING
THE DAY MONDAY...WITH A SOMEWHAT BETTER CHANCE OF STORMS ANTICIPATED
MONDAY NIGHT MAINLY WITHIN COUNTIES NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80. ALTHOUGH
THE PROBABILITY OF SEVERE STORMS CURRENTLY APPEARS FAIRLY LOW...IT
IS NOT OUT OF THE QUESTION THAT A FEW STRONG TO MARGINALLY SEVERE
STORMS COULD MATERIALIZE LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY
NIGHT....WITH HAIL UP TO AROUND QUARTER SIZE AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 60
MPH BEING THE MAIN THREATS.

OVERALL...THE BIGGEST WEATHER STORY OF THE UPCOMING WEEK WILL BE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS HEAT. ON EACH AFTERNOON FROM MONDAY THROUGH AT
LEAST FRIDAY...AT LEAST PORTIONS OF THE OUTLOOK AREA ARE EXPECTED TO
SEE THE HEAT INDEX CLIMB BETWEEN 100 AND 105 DEGREES. ON
MONDAY...VALUES AROUND 100 DEGREES WILL MAINLY FOCUS NEAR AND SOUTH
OF THE NEBRASKA-KANSAS BORDER. THEN FROM TUESDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY...HEAT INDICES OF 100 OR HIGHER WILL EXPAND TO INCLUDE MUCH
OF THE OUTLOOK AREA...WITH THE OVERALL-HOTTEST DAYS EXPECTED TO BE
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY FOR MOST LOCATIONS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED...MAINLY AFTER 10 PM TONIGHT.

&&

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

$$

HEINLEIN/PFANNKUCH



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