Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
521 AM CDT WED AUG 27 2014

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521 AM CDT WED AUG 27 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES CONTINUE ACROSS THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA
THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH THE OVERALL-GREATEST COVERAGE EXPECTED THIS
MORNING...AND THEN AGAIN THIS EVENING INTO TONIGHT. ALTHOUGH NOT
FOR CERTAIN...A SEVERE STORM THREAT COULD MATERIALIZE LATE THIS
AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING...GENERALLY FAVORING COUNTIES IN NORTH
CENTRAL KANSAS AND NEAR AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80 IN NEBRASKA.
SHOULD ANY SEVERE STORMS DEVELOP...THE MAIN THREATS WOULD BE HAIL
UP TO AROUND PING PONG BALL SIZE...AND WIND GUSTS UP TO AROUND 60
MPH. ALTHOUGH NOT LIKELY...A BRIEF TORNADO ALSO CANNOT BE RULED
OUT.

IN ADDITION...THERE REMAINS A THREAT FOR LOCALIZED FLOODING
WITHIN PARTS OF THE OUTLOOK AREA...MAINLY FROM HEAVIER
THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY EXPECTED LATER THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT
THAT COULD PRODUCE AT LEAST 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN IN A SHORT TIME.
ALTHOUGH LOCALIZED FLOODING CANNOT BE RULED OUT ANYWHERE WITHIN
THE AREA...CONDITIONS APPEAR SOMEWHAT MORE FAVORABLE WITHIN
COUNTIES GENERALLY NORTHEAST OF A LINE FROM LOUP CITY TO HASTINGS
NEBRASKA...WHERE A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING.

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

THE WEATHER PATTERN REMAINS ACTIVE THROUGH THE WORKWEEK AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. THE STORMS WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF ONE AND TWO
INCHES...WHICH MAY LEAD TO AREAS OF FLOODING. A FEW STORMS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE WHICH MAY PRODUCE HAIL TO AROUND QUARTER SIZE AND DAMAGING
WINDS OF 60 MPH.  THE FORECAST DRIES OUT FOR MUCH OF THE
WEEKEND...THEN CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS RETURN INTERMITTENTLY FROM
SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION FOR SEVERE STORMS MAY BE NEEDED LATE THIS
AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING...MOST LIKELY IN SOUTHERN PORTIONS
OF THE OUTLOOK AREA. IN ADDITION...ANY REPORTS OF FLOODING OR
HEAVY RAINFALL IN EXCESS OF 2 INCHES WOULD BE APPRECIATED.

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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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PFANNKUCH/FAY


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