Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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AWUS83 KGID 131049
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KSZ005>007-017>019-NEZ039>041-046>049-060>064-072>077-082>087-
141048-

WEATHER SUMMARY FOR PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
548 AM CDT SAT SEP 13 2014

AT 530 AM SATURDAY MORNING...BY FAR THE CHILLIEST MORNING OF THE
SEASON-SO-FAR WAS FIRMLY ESTABLISHED ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA
AND NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS...AS THE MAJORITY OF AIRPORTS WITHIN THE
LOCAL AREA REPORTED TEMPERATURES BETWEEN 33 AND 38 DEGREES. GIVEN
THAT FROST FORMATION CAN COMMENCE WHEN TEMPERATURES DROP TO AROUND
36 DEGREES OR COLDER...IT IS LIKELY THAT PORTIONS OF THE AREA
OBSERVED THE FIRST PATCHY FROST OF THE SEASON OVERNIGHT. ANY FROST
THAT DEVELOPED WOULD HAVE MATERIALIZED ROUGHLY TWO TO THREE WEEKS
EARLIER THAN THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE DATE. LOOKING AHEAD...FOR THOSE NOT
FOND OF THE SEASONABLY CHILLY CONDITIONS OF THE PAST FEW DAYS...THIS
WEEKEND WILL BRING A GRADUAL RETURN TOWARD READINGS MORE TYPICAL OF
MID-SEPTEMBER. STARTING WITH TODAY...UNDER PLENTY OF
SUNSHINE...AFTERNOON HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST TO AT LEAST
REACH THE LOW 60S ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA AND NORTH CENTRAL
KANSAS...ALTHOUGH THIS SLIGHTLY WARMER AIR WILL LIKELY BE TEMPERED
SOMEWHAT BY BREEZY SOUTH WINDS SUSTAINED AT 10 TO 20 MPH WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. FOR TONIGHT...ANOTHER FAIRLY CHILLY NIGHT IS IN STORE BUT IT
WILL NOT BE AS COLD AS FRIDAY NIGHT WAS...AS LOW TEMPERATURES ARE
FORECAST TO BOTTOM OUT MAINLY IN THE LOW TO MID 40S. ON SUNDAY...DRY
WEATHER SHOULD CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY...BEFORE CHANCES FOR SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS ENTER THE PICTURE DURING THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT
HOURS. HIGH TEMPERATURES DURING THE DAY SUNDAY WILL AGAIN CLIMB
ANOTHER NOTCH...WITH MOST OF THE LOCAL AREA FORECAST TO TOP OUT IN
THE LOW TO MID 70S.


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