Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
332 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

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332 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

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

.DAY ONE...LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SLIGHT THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN TO
NEBRASKA AREAS MAINLY NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM ALMA...TO
KEARNEY...TO FULLERTON...AND ALSO TO NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS MAINLY
SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 24. THEN THIS EVENING...AT LEAST LOW STORM
CHANCES EXPAND TO INCLUDE THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA...BEFORE LARGELY
ENDING BY MIDNIGHT. ALTHOUGH WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT
EXPECTED...THERE IS A MARGINAL TO SLIGHT RISK THAT A FEW STORMS
COULD BECOME SEVERE...ESPECIALLY BETWEEN 5 AND 11 PM. SHOULD ANY
SEVERE STORMS DEVELOP...THE MAIN THREATS WOULD BE HAIL UP TO
AROUND PING PONG BALL SIZE...AND WIND GUSTS UP TO AROUND
65 MPH.

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

AT LEAST SMALL CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS EXIST EACH DAY AND NIGHT
THROUGH THIS PERIOD.

STARTING WITH THURSDAY AFTERNOON INTO THURSDAY NIGHT...MOST OF
THE OUTLOOK AREA IS UNDER AN ENHANCED RISK OF SEVERE STORMS.
ALTHOUGH THERE IS STILL SOME QUESTION ABOUT HOW WIDESPREAD SEVERE
WEATHER MIGHT BECOME...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR AT LEAST A FEW
STORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HAIL UP TO AROUND BASEBALL SIZE...WIND
GUSTS UP TO AROUND 70 MPH...AND EVEN A FEW TORNADOES. IN
ADDITION...HEAVY RAINFALL IN EXCESS OF 2 INCHES COULD OCCUR IN
PARTS OF THE AREA...RESULTING IN FLASH FLOODING.

ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO FRIDAY NIGHT...AT LEAST A MARGINAL RISK
OF SEVERE STORMS EXISTS ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA.

BEYOND FRIDAY...ADDITIONAL CHANCES FOR SEVERE STORMS CANNOT BE
RULED OUT...BUT IT IS TOO EARLY TO CONFIDENTLY ASSESS THE
POTENTIAL AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THERE IS A CHANCE THAT SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED ON A
LIMITED BASIS TODAY...ESPECIALLY BETWEEN 5 AND 11 PM. SPOTTER
ACTIVATION IS MORE LIKELY THURSDAY AFTERNOON INTO THURSDAY NIGHT.

&&

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

$$

PFANNKUCH



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