Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
918 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

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918 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE OUTLOOK
AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EVENING. THESE SMALL CHANCES FOR
THUNDERSTORMS ARE FAIRLY UNCERTAIN...WITH A MARGINAL RISK FOR
SEVERE WEATHER PRIMARILY LIMITED TO AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF
INTERSTATE 80. WIND GUSTS TO 60 MPH AND HAIL TO THE SIZE OF
QUARTERS WOULD BE THE MAIN THREAT.

IN ADDITION...HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL REACH OR EXCEED 100 DEGREES
ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

THE OVERALL-BIGGEST STORY OF THE WEEK WILL BE SEVERAL DAYS OF
PERSISTENT AND POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS HEAT. ON EACH AFTERNOON FROM
TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...MUCH OF THE OUTLOOK AREA IS EXPECTED TO SEE
THE HEAT INDEX CLIMB INTO THE 100 TO 105 DEGREE RANGE. THE WORST OF
THE HEAT WILL FOCUS BETWEEN WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY WHEN SOME AREAS
COULD SEE THE HEAT INDEX EXCEED 105 DEGREES...LIKELY PROMPTING THE
EVENTUAL ISSUANCE OF HEAT ADVISORIES.

FROM THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...VARIOUS SLIGHT CHANCES FOR
THUNDERSTORMS RETURN TO AT LEAST PORTIONS OF THE OUTLOOK AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED ON AN ISOLATED BASIS NORTH OF
INTERSTATE 80 LATER THIS AFTERNOON OR EVENING.

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

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