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

IAZ043-055-056-069-079-080-090-091-NEZ011-012-015>018-030>034-
042>045-050>053-065>068-078-088>093-190000-
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-
459 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NEBRASKA
AND WESTERN IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX IS EXPECTED TO 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 FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
NIGHT AS MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY RETURN TO THE AREA AS AN UPPER
LEVEL DISTURBANCE TRACKS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS. 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 TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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CHERMOK


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