Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
727 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

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727 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS EVENING...PRIMARILY WEST OF
HIGHWAY 281 ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA AND NORTH CENTRAL
KANSAS. A FEW OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS COULD BECOME STRONG TO SEVERE
WITH HAIL AS BIG AS QUARTERS AND THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO
AROUND 60 MPH BEING THE PRIMARY THREATS.

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL THEN SPREAD ACROSS THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK
AREA DURING THE LATE NIGHT HOURS. ALTHOUGH WIDESPREAD SEVERE
WEATHER IS NOT CURRENTLY EXPECTED...A FEW OF THE STRONGER STORMS
DURING HOURS AFTER MIDNIGHT COULD BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HAIL TO
AROUND THE SIZE OF NICKELS AND BRIEF THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO
AROUND 50 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH OF THE OUTLOOK AREA
LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON INTO THURSDAY EVENING. SEVERE WEATHER WILL
BE POSSIBLE...WITH HAIL TO THE SIZE OF QUARTERS AND THUNDERSTORM
WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 60 MPH BEING THE PRIMARY THREATS.

INTERMITTENT CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS ALSO EXIST IN THE FORECAST
FOR MUCH OF THE OUTLOOK AREA THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH NEXT
TUESDAY...WITH THE HIGHEST PROBABILITIES FOR THUNDERSTORMS COMING
DURING THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT HOURS. AT THIS TIME...THE BEST
CHANCE FOR SOME STRONG TO MARGINALLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS APPEARS
TO BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT.

FINALLY...HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE CURRENTLY FORECAST TO APPROACH
100 DEGREES AT VARIOUS POINTS ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS OF THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED...AT LEAST ON AN ISOLATED
BASIS LATER THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT.

&&

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

$$

WESELY



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