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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
519 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

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519 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA
TODAY AND TONIGHT. ALTHOUGH WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT
EXPECTED...A FEW OF THE STRONGER STORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
COULD BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF PENNIES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

ON MONDAY AFTERNOON...THE COMBINATION OF NORTHERLY BREEZES
GUSTING 20 TO 25 MPH AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES FALLING TO
AROUND 25 PERCENT COULD PROMOTE NEAR-CRITICAL FIRE DANGER ACROSS
MUCH OF THE OUTLOOK AREA. HOWEVER...THIS POTENTIAL FIRE DANGER
WOULD LIKELY BE LESSENED FOR THOSE AREAS THAT MIGHT RECEIVE DECENT
RAINFALL DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

BETWEEN TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...THUNDERSTORM CHANCES
RETURN TO THE OUTLOOK AREA...WITH THE OVERALL BEST CHANCES
EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT. ALTHOUGH STILL
SEVERAL DAYS AWAY AND SUBJECT TO CHANGES IN THE FORECAST...THERE
CURRENTLY APPEARS TO BE AT LEAST A SLIGHT RISK FOR SEVERE STORMS
PRIMARILY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

IN ADDITION...STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE
OUTLOOK AREA ON WEDNESDAY...WITH SUSTAINED SPEEDS AVERAGING NEAR
30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

LOOKING AHEAD TO NEXT WEEKEND...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
RETURNS TO THE AREA ON SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

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

$$

BRYANT/PFANNKUCH




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