Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
1138 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

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MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-
PAGE-KNOX-CEDAR-THURSTON-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-BOONE-MADISON-
STANTON-CUMING-BURT-PLATTE-COLFAX-DODGE-WASHINGTON-BUTLER-
SAUNDERS-DOUGLAS-SARPY-SEWARD-LANCASTER-CASS-OTOE-SALINE-
JEFFERSON-GAGE-JOHNSON-NEMAHA-PAWNEE-RICHARDSON-
1138 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST
IOWA...WEST CENTRAL IOWA...EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA...NORTHEAST
NEBRASKA AND SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL RISE INTO THE VERY HIGH
CATEGORY THIS AFTERNOON AS SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS GUST TO 25 TO 30
MPH AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES LOWER TO NEAR 30 PERCENT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHEAST NEBRASKA AS EARLY
AS SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
ALL OF THE OUTLOOK AREA SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT AS
MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY RETURN TO THE AREA. AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE WILL TRACK ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS AND INCREASE
THE CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY. SOME STORMS COULD APPROACH
SEVERE LIMITS...ESPECIALLY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA SATURDAY EVENING
AND IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY NIGHT
INTO THURSDAY AS ANOTHER DISTURBANCE APPROACHES THE PLAINS.
ALTHOUGH TIMING REMAINS SOMEWHAT UNCERTAIN...IT DOES APPEAR AT
LEAST STRONG OR EVEN SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR PART OF
THAT TIME PERIOD.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON OR TONIGHT.

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