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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Goodland KS
727 AM MDT Tue Mar 28 2017

COZ090>092-KSZ001>004-013>016-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-281800-
Yuma County-Kit Carson County-Cheyenne County-Cheyenne-Rawlins-
Decatur-Norton-Sherman-Thomas-Sheridan-Graham-Wallace-Logan-Gove-
Greeley-Wichita-Dundy-Hitchcock-Red Willow-
Including the cities of Yuma, Wray, Burlington, Arapahoe,
Cheyenne Wells, St. Francis, Bird City, Atwood, Oberlin, Norton,
Goodland, Colby, Hoxie, Hill City, Sharon Springs, Oakley,
Quinter, Grinnell, Grainfield, Tribune, Leoti, Benkelman,
Culbertson, Trenton, Stratton Ne, Palisade, and McCook
727 AM MDT Tue Mar 28 2017 /827 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017/

...LOCALLY DENSE FOG THIS MORNING...

Locales across the Tri State Region could see areas of locally
dense fog this morning. Visibilities may range down to 1 to 2
miles or less at times...possibly making driving difficult on
area roadways. Use caution if out traveling.

$$

JN


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
1214 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

IAZ043-055-056-069-079-080-090-091-NEZ011-012-015>018-030>034-
042>045-050>053-065>068-078-088>093-290715-
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-
1214 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

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

Patchy fog is possible during the overnight hours. The
probability of widespread dense fog is low, though the
combination of rain and fog will lead to reduced visibilities.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed tonight or Tuesday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Goodland KS
934 AM MDT Tue Mar 28 2017

COZ090>092-KSZ001>004-013>016-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-291545-
Yuma County-Kit Carson County-Cheyenne County-Cheyenne-Rawlins-
Decatur-Norton-Sherman-Thomas-Sheridan-Graham-Wallace-Logan-Gove-
Greeley-Wichita-Dundy-Hitchcock-Red Willow-
934 AM MDT Tue Mar 28 2017 /1034 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017/

This hazardous weather outlook is for east central Colorado...
extreme southwest Nebraska and northwest Kansas.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

Areas of fog continue to be possible east of the Colorado border
through the morning hours.

Isolated thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and evening.
These storms are not expected to become severe.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

From late Thursday night into early Friday morning, fog is expected
to develop over the area, and cause significant reductions in
visibility.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
740 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-291245-
Russell-Lincoln-Barton-Ellsworth-Saline-Rice-McPherson-Marion-Chase-
Reno-Harvey-Butler-Greenwood-Woodson-Allen-Kingman-Sedgwick-Harper-
Sumner-Cowley-Elk-Wilson-Neosho-Chautauqua-Montgomery-Labette-
740 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Central Kansas,
South Central Kansas and Southeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Numerous showers and thunderstorms will impact the region late this
afternoon through tonight, as a strong storm system approaches from
the southwest. The greatest threat will be locally high rainfall
rates, which could produce flooding of low spots and typical flood-
prone areas. Modest rises on area rivers, streams and creeks are
possible as well. Additionally, a handful of strong to marginally
severe storms are possible over southern and southeast Kansas this
evening, capable of pea to nickel size hail and gusty winds.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Off-and-on showers and thunderstorms will continue to impact the
region through Wednesday, with activity gradually ending Wednesday
night and Thursday. Pockets of heavy rain and flooding along with a
few strong storms will remain possible through Wednesday.

Shower and thunderstorm chances are expected to increase once again
Friday night, and persist through the weekend. Strong or severe
storms are not expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated today or tonight, although
rainfall and flooding reports are always greatly appreciated.

&&

For a graphical version of this information, see our webpage at:
http://weather.gov/wichita/hwo/

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Topeka KS
403 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-290915-
Republic-Washington-Marshall-Nemaha-Brown-Cloud-Clay-Riley-
Pottawatomie-Jackson-Jefferson-Ottawa-Dickinson-Geary-Morris-
Wabaunsee-Shawnee-Douglas-Lyon-Osage-Franklin-Coffey-Anderson-
403 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for east central...north
central and northeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

There is a chance for thunderstorms after midnight south of
Interstate 70. Lightning will be the main hazard.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

There is a small chance for strong to severe thunderstorms
Wednesday afternoon and evening mainly for northeast and east
central Kansas. Hail will be the main hazard. Locally heavy rain
is possible Wednesday through Wednesday night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

More detailed information can be accessed at...
http://www.weather.gov/top/sitrep

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
349 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-290900-
Trego-Ellis-Scott-Lane-Ness-Rush-Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Hodgeman-
Pawnee-Stafford-Stanton-Grant-Haskell-Gray-Ford-Edwards-Kiowa-
Pratt-Morton-Stevens-Seward-Meade-Clark-Comanche-Barber-
349 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017 /249 AM MDT Tue Mar 28 2017/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...south
central...southwest and west central Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Day 1 Discussion
----------------

Areas of fog with visibilities down to 1/2 mile this morning.

Heavy rainfall with occasional lightning will be possible throughout
today and tonight.

Day 1 Hazards
-------------

* Lightning: Elevated risk
* Fog: Elevated risk

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Days 2-7 Discussion
-------------------

Heavy rainfall will continue Wednesday with occasional lightning.

Days 2-7 Hazards
----------------
* Wednesday
  - Flooding: Limited risk
  - Lightning: Limited risk
  - Severe thunderstorm: Limited risk

* Thursday
  No hazards.

* Friday
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

* Saturday
  - Lightning: Limited risk

* Sunday
  No hazards.

* Monday
  No hazards.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

For more details visit our webpage http://weather.gov/ddc/ehwo

$$


Short Term Forecast


Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service North Platte NE
1157 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017

NEZ004>006-008-009-022>027-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-281900-
Brown-Loup-Chase-Arthur-Frontier-Keya
Paha-Perkins-Lincoln-Keith-Logan-Deuel-Sheridan-Hooker-Eastern
Cherry-Grant-Custer-Rock-McPherson-Hayes-Western
Cherry-Blaine-Thomas-Garden-
1157 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.NOW...

At 1155 AM CDT/1055 AM MDT/, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge
of an area of rain along a line extending from 6 miles northeast of
Norden to 8 miles southwest of Oconto, moving east at 5 mph.

Up to one third of an inch of rainfall is expected this afternoon
and this is most likely across the Western Sandhills along and west
of highway 61. Lesser rainfall amounts are expected across North
Central Nebraska.

This rain was associated with a large storm system moving slowly
through the Texas and the Southern Plains. Rain is expected
today...tonight and Wednesday.

Locations impacted include...
North Platte, Ogallala, Broken Bow, Valentine, Imperial, Ainsworth,
Gordon, Grant, Curtis, Chappell, Rushville, Oshkosh, Hay Springs,
Mullen, Big Springs, Stapleton, Springview, Hayes Center, Thedford
and Arthur.

This includes the following highways...
 Highway 183 between mile markers 194 and 225.
 Highway 20 between mile markers 75 and 257.
 Highway 250 between mile markers 1 and 48.
 Highway 2 between mile markers 96 and 286.
 Highway 61 between mile markers 25 and 231.
 Highway 92 between mile markers 115 and 273.
 Highway 97 between mile markers 1 and 141.
 Interstate 80 in Nebraska between mile markers 78 and 208.
 Highway 12 between mile markers 1 and 59.

$$

CDC

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