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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Hastings NE
358 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

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Sherman-Howard-Merrick-Polk-Dawson-Buffalo-Hall-Hamilton-York-
Gosper-Phelps-Kearney-Adams-Clay-Fillmore-Furnas-Harlan-Franklin-
Webster-Nuckolls-Thayer-
358 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for south central Nebraska and
portions of north central Kansas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Rain could mix with snow late tonight over parts of south central
Nebraska...but no accumulation is expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

Rain could mix with snow at times Saturday through Sunday night.
If snow falls heavy enough...it could accumulate...and if
accumulations are great enough...tree and property damage could
occur. Therefore...a Winter Storm Watch has been issued west of
Highway 281. Please see the Winter Weather Message for details.

In addition...north winds of 25 to 40 mph are likely Sunday into
Sunday night...with gusts of 45 to 55 mph.

Low temperatures will be near freezing late Sunday night into
Monday morning. Sensitive outdoor vegetation could be damaged if
not protected.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

More information may be obtained at the following web page:
   https://www.weather.gov/hastings

$$

Kelley




Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hastings NE
326 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE FROM AN
UNUSUALLY COLD SYSTEM...

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/O.NEW.KGID.WS.A.0002.170430T0200Z-170501T1100Z/
Phillips-Rooks-Valley-Greeley-Sherman-Howard-Dawson-Buffalo-
Gosper-Phelps-Kearney-Furnas-Harlan-Franklin-
Including the cities of Phillipsburg, Codell, Plainville,
Stockton, Ord, Greeley, Spalding, Scotia, Wolbach, Loup City,
Sherman Reservoir, Litchfield, St. Libory, Lexington, Cozad,
Willow Island, Gothenburg, Kearney, Elwood, Johnson Lake,
Holdrege, Minden, Cambridge, Arapahoe, Oxford, Beaver City,
Hollinger, Alma, Orleans, Franklin, Campbell, and Hildreth
326 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Hastings has issued a Winter
Storm Watch, which is in effect from Saturday evening through
late Sunday night.

* MAIN HAZARD...Heavy wet snow.

* PRECIPITATION ACCUMULATION...Possibly several inches.

* TIMING...Saturday evening through late Sunday night...with the
  heaviest snow Sunday afternoon and evening.

* LOCATION...West of Highway 281.

* UNCERTAINTY...This watch is in effect in case the worst possible
  scenario occurs. It is difficult for snow to accumulate during
  the day in late April...but if it occurs, the impacts could be
  significant. There is potential that the snow mostly melts on
  contact during the day Sunday.

* WINDS...North increasing to 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 55
  mph.

* IMPACTS...Reduced visibilities from falling and blowing snow. If
  several inches of snow accumulates...falling trees and tree
  limbs could cause property damage and power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor
the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

Kelley




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