Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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Hazardous Weather Outlook...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Hastings NE
1129 AM CDT Thu May 18 2017

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1129 AM CDT Thu May 18 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for south central Nebraska and
portions of north central Kansas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Some area creeks and river remain high after recent heavy
rainfall. Flood warnings remain in effect for Clear Creek in Polk
County...and the Republican River over Webster County and extreme
southwestern Nuckolls County. Please see the Flood Warnings and
Statements for more information.

Scattered thunderstorms will move into the area from south to
north beginning around 5 pm. There will be the potential for some
storms to be severe, between 5 PM and midnight, with the greatest
risk over north central Kansas.

The primary hazards over north central Kansas will be large hail
near 2 inches in diameter, damaging wind gusts near 60 mph and
heavy rainfall. While not likely, an isolated tornado cannot be
ruled out. Further north between the Kansas state line and
Interstate 80...hail near the size of quarters and heavy rain
would be the primary hazards.

Given the wet soil conditions, heavy rain accompanying any
thunderstorms may lead to flash flooding or low land flooding
in localized areas, and a Flash Flood Watch remains in effect
this evening through late Friday evening. Please refer to the
latest Flash Flood Watch message for additional information.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Severe thunderstorms will again be possible Friday afternoon into
Friday evening with the greater threat of severe weather across
north central Kansas. The primary threats will be flash flooding,
large hail, and damaging winds. A Flash Flood Watch remains in
effect this evening through late Friday evening. Please refer to
the latest Flash Flood Watch message for additional information.

After a quiet weekend a chance of thunderstorms will return to
the outlook area Monday into Monday night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will likely be needed after 5 PM this
afternoon...with the greatest risk over north central Kansas.

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More information may be obtained at the following web page:
   https://www.weather.gov/hastings

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Kelley



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