weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

Severe Thunderstorm Warning


SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
OKC059-190030-
/O.NEW.KOUN.SV.W.0159.150418T2345Z-150419T0030Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
645 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORMAN HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN HARPER COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA...

* UNTIL 730 PM CDT

* AT 645 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 5 MILES NORTHWEST
  OF BUFFALO...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

  HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE
           TO ROOFS...SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BUFFALO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

&&

LAT...LON 3699 9944 3683 9951 3683 9988 3700 9984
TIME...MOT...LOC 2345Z 227DEG 29KT 3691 9967

HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

30

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
641 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

KSC077-191-190000-
/O.CON.KICT.SV.W.0067.000000T0000Z-150419T0000Z/
HARPER KS-SUMNER KS-
641 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM CDT
FOR SOUTHEASTERN HARPER AND SOUTHWESTERN SUMNER COUNTIES...

AT 641 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 10 MILES NORTHEAST
OF WAKITA...OR 12 MILES WEST OF CALDWELL...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20
MPH.

HAZARD...TWO INCH HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL
         DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...WINDOWS AND VEHICLES. EXPECT
         WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING AND TREES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CALDWELL AND BLUFF CITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS STORM IS PRODUCING LARGE HAIL. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY
STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

&&

LAT...LON 3700 9802 3722 9782 3700 9754
TIME...MOT...LOC 2341Z 242DEG 17KT 3702 9784

HAIL...2.00IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

KLEINSASSER


Severe Weather Statement


SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
641 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

KSC077-191-190000-
/O.CON.KICT.SV.W.0067.000000T0000Z-150419T0000Z/
HARPER KS-SUMNER KS-
641 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM CDT
FOR SOUTHEASTERN HARPER AND SOUTHWESTERN SUMNER COUNTIES...

AT 641 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 10 MILES NORTHEAST
OF WAKITA...OR 12 MILES WEST OF CALDWELL...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20
MPH.

HAZARD...TWO INCH HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL
         DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...WINDOWS AND VEHICLES. EXPECT
         WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING AND TREES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CALDWELL AND BLUFF CITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS STORM IS PRODUCING LARGE HAIL. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY
STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

&&

LAT...LON 3700 9802 3722 9782 3700 9754
TIME...MOT...LOC 2341Z 242DEG 17KT 3702 9784

HAIL...2.00IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

KLEINSASSER


Tornado Watch


WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCHES 73/77
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
631 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

OKC003-009-011-015-031-033-039-043-045-047-053-055-057-059-065-
075-093-129-141-149-151-153-TXC009-023-077-155-197-275-485-487-
190200-
/O.CON.KOUN.TO.A.0073.000000T0000Z-150419T0200Z/

TORNADO WATCH 73 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN OKLAHOMA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 22 COUNTIES

IN NORTHERN OKLAHOMA

GARFIELD              GRANT

IN NORTHWEST OKLAHOMA

ALFALFA               BLAINE                DEWEY
ELLIS                 HARPER                MAJOR
WOODS                 WOODWARD

IN SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA

CADDO                 COMANCHE              COTTON
GREER                 HARMON                JACKSON
KIOWA                 TILLMAN

IN WESTERN OKLAHOMA

BECKHAM               CUSTER                ROGER MILLS
WASHITA

IN TEXAS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 8 COUNTIES

IN NORTHERN TEXAS

ARCHER                BAYLOR                CLAY
FOARD                 HARDEMAN              KNOX
WICHITA               WILBARGER

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...ALTUS...ALVA...ANADARKO...
ARCHER CITY...ARNETT...BUFFALO...CHEROKEE...CHEYENNE...
CHILLICOTHE...CLINTON...CORDELL...CROWELL...ELK CITY...ENID...
FAIRVIEW...FREDERICK...HENRIETTA...HOBART...HOLLIS...KNOX CITY...
LAWTON...MANGUM...MEDFORD...MUNDAY...QUANAH...SAYRE...SEYMOUR...
TALOGA...VERNON...WALTERS...WATONGA...WEATHERFORD...
WICHITA FALLS AND WOODWARD.

$$

TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 75
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
210 PM MDT SAT APR 18 2015

TORNADO WATCH 75 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM MDT FOR THE
 FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

COC017-063-075-095-115-121-125-190200-
/O.NEW.KWNS.TO.A.0075.150418T2010Z-150419T0200Z/

CO
.    COLORADO COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

CHEYENNE             KIT CARSON          LOGAN
PHILLIPS             SEDGWICK            WASHINGTON
YUMA
$$

TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 75
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
210 PM MDT SAT APR 18 2015

TORNADO WATCH 75 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM MDT FOR THE
 FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

KSC023-039-063-065-071-109-137-153-179-181-193-199-203-190200-
/O.NEW.KWNS.TO.A.0075.150418T2010Z-150419T0200Z/

KS
.    KANSAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

CHEYENNE             DECATUR             GOVE
GRAHAM               GREELEY             LOGAN
NORTON               RAWLINS             SHERIDAN
SHERMAN              THOMAS              WALLACE
WICHITA
$$


Severe Thunderstorm Watch


WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCH 74
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
637 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

KSC009-053-077-095-105-155-159-167-190200-
/O.CON.KICT.SV.A.0074.000000T0000Z-150419T0200Z/

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 74 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS
EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN KANSAS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 8 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL KANSAS

BARTON                ELLSWORTH             LINCOLN
RICE                  RUSSELL

IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS

HARPER                KINGMAN               RENO

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...ANTHONY...ATTICA...BARNARD...
BEVERLY...ELLSWORTH...GREAT BEND...HARPER...HUTCHINSON...
KINGMAN...LYONS...RUSSELL...STERLING...SYLVAN GROVE AND WILSON.

$$

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 74
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
245 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 74 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

KSC007-009-025-033-047-051-053-057-077-083-089-095-097-105-123-
135-141-145-147-151-155-159-163-165-167-183-185-195-190200-
/O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0074.150418T1945Z-150419T0200Z/

KS
.    KANSAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BARBER               BARTON              CLARK
COMANCHE             EDWARDS             ELLIS
ELLSWORTH            FORD                HARPER
HODGEMAN             JEWELL              KINGMAN
KIOWA                LINCOLN             MITCHELL
NESS                 OSBORNE             PAWNEE
PHILLIPS             PRATT               RENO
RICE                 ROOKS               RUSH
RUSSELL              SMITH               STAFFORD
TREGO
$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
645 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

KSZ082-083-190015-
SEDGWICK KS-KINGMAN KS-
645 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS ISSUED A

* SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR...
  WEST CENTRAL SEDGWICK COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS...
  EASTERN KINGMAN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS...

* UNTIL 715 PM CDT

* AT 642 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS WERE
  TRACKING A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM OVER NORWICH...OR 12 MILES SOUTHWEST
  OF CHENEY...MOVING NORTH AT 25 MPH.

HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF NICKELS WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CHENEY...GARDEN PLAIN...NORWICH...MURDOCK...WATERLOO...CHENEY
  LAKE...MT VERNON AND CHENEY STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE PREPARED TO TAKE SHELTER IN THE EVENT THE STORMS INTENSIFY AND
BECOME SEVERE...OR A WARNING IS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

THESE STORMS MAY PRODUCE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. LISTEN FOR
LATER STATEMENTS OR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS...SHOULD THE RISK FOR
MINOR LOW-LAND FLOODING BECOME MORE IMMINENT.

&&

LAT...LON 3739 9802 3773 9795 3773 9764 3747 9781
      3739 9781 3738 9788 3738 9794
TIME...MOT...LOC 2342Z 202DEG 22KT 3746 9789
$$

KLEINSASSER

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
624 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

OKZ004-009-190000-
HARPER OK-ELLIS OK-
624 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR HARPER AND NORTHWESTERN ELLIS
COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM CDT...

AT 622 PM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM
3 MILES EAST OF ROSSTON TO 9 MILES NORTH OF SHATTUCK...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

HAZARDS INCLUDE...
HAIL UP TO ONE-HALF INCH DIAMETER...
WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MONITOR THE WEATHER SITUATION CLOSELY AND BE ALERT FOR THREATENING
WEATHER CONDITIONS.

&&

LAT...LON 3637 9976 3632 9999 3698 9999 3700 9946
TIME...MOT...LOC 2322Z 215DEG 29KT 3680 9987 3640 9994

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
440 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-192145-
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-
440 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRIMARILY HAIL AS LARGE AS GOLF
BALLS ARE LIKELY OVER CENTRAL AND SOUTH-CENTRAL KANSAS...ESPECIALLY
WEST OF I-135 WHERE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 74 IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM. OTHER THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY FOR THE REST OF
THE REGION THAT MAY PRODUCE HAIL CLOSE TO 1 INCH DIAMETER AND 40
TO 50 MPH WINDS. IF YOU LIVE IN THESE LATTER AREAS YOU SHOULD
MONITOR THE FORECAST CLOSELY AS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCHES MAY BE
REQUIRED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE CHANCES FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS INCREASING FOR SOUTHEAST
KANSAS SUNDAY AFTERNOON...WHERE HAIL AS LARGE AS GOLF BALLS MAY
OCCUR. IF YOU LIVE IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS...THE FORECAST FOR SUNDAY
SHOULD BE MONITORED CLOSELY. THUNDERSTORMS THAT MAY BE QUITE
STRONG WITH HAIL CLOSE TO 1 INCH DIAMETER AND 40 TO 50 MPH WINDS
ARE POSSIBLE FOR AREAS ALONG AND JUST SOUTHEAST OF THE TURNPIKE. A
VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER MAY EXIST OVER PARTS OF CENTRAL KANSAS
LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE FOR ALL AREAS FROM WEDNESDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY. DETAILS REGARDING THE STRENGTH OF THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE PROVIDED EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUIRED THIS EVENING AND
TONIGHT...ESPECIALLY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTH-CENTRAL KANSAS.

&&

FOR A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THIS INFORMATION...SEE OUR WEBPAGE AT
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/WICHITA/HWO/

$$

ES

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
215 PM MDT SAT APR 18 2015

COZ090>092-KSZ001>004-013>016-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-192015-
YUMA-KIT CARSON-CHEYENNE CO-CHEYENNE KS-RAWLINS-DECATUR-NORTON-
SHERMAN-THOMAS-SHERIDAN-GRAHAM-WALLACE-LOGAN-GOVE-GREELEY-WICHITA-
DUNDY-HITCHCOCK-RED WILLOW-
215 PM MDT SAT APR 18 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL COLORADO...
EXTREME SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA AND NORTHWEST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

THUNDERSTORMS HAVE DEVELOPED THIS AFTERNOON AND THERE IS A SLIGHT
RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FOR THE ENTIRE REGION THROUGH TONIGHT.
A TORNADO WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED UNTIL 9 PM CDT...8 PM MDT. LARGE
HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS AND TORNADOES ARE THE PRIMARY THREATS WITH
THESE THUNDERSTORMS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
255 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-191800-
HARPER-WOODS-ALFALFA-GRANT-KAY-ELLIS-WOODWARD-MAJOR-GARFIELD-
NOBLE-ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE-
BECKHAM-WASHITA-CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-
CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HUGHES-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-
TILLMAN-COMANCHE-STEPHENS-GARVIN-MURRAY-PONTOTOC-COAL-COTTON-
JEFFERSON-CARTER-JOHNSTON-ATOKA-LOVE-MARSHALL-BRYAN-HARDEMAN-
FOARD-WILBARGER-WICHITA-KNOX-BAYLOR-ARCHER-CLAY-
255 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN...
WESTERN...CENTRAL...AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA...AND WESTERN NORTH
TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THERE IS AN ENHANCED RISK OF SEVERE STORMS ACROSS MUCH OF
OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS.

LOCATION...
THE ENHANCED RISK AREA IS ALONG AND EAST OF A LINE FROM BUFFALO...TO
CHEYENNE...TO MANGUM IN OKLAHOMA...TO QUANAH AND BENJAMIN IN WESTERN
NORTH TEXAS....AND WEST OF A LINE FROM MEDFORD...TO OKLAHOMA CITY..TO
ARDMORE. THE REMAINDER OF OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS IS IN
A SLIGHT RISK.

TIMING...
THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

IMPACTS...
HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF GOLF BALLS TO TENNIS BALLS...AND WIND
GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH WILL BE THE MAIN CONCERNS. A COUPLE OF
TORNADOES MAY ALSO OCCUR ACROSS MAINLY WESTERN OKLAHOMA AND
WESTERN NORTH TEXAS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS HAVE DEVELOPED FROM NORTH CENTRAL INTO WESTERN
OKLAHOMA EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. THESE STORMS HAVE DEVELOPED IN AN
ENVIRONMENT SUPPORTIVE OF RAPID STORM ORGANIZATION...AND HAVE AT TIMES
BECOME SEVERE. THESE STORMS ARE LIKELY TO PERSIST OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL
HOURS...WITH ADDITIONAL STORMS DEVELOPING OVER WESTERN OKLAHOMA DOWN
INTO WESTERN NORTH TEXAS. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL REMAIN
THE MAIN CONCERNS WITH THE STRONGEST STORMS...THOUGH A COUPLE OF
TORNADOES WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITH STORMS ACROSS WESTERN OKLAHOMA
AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS.

STORMS MAY MERGE INTO ONE OR MORE CLUSTERS THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT...
AS THEY MOVE TO THE NORTHEAST. THESE AREAS OF STORMS MAY CONTINUE TO
POSE A THREAT OF LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS...ALONG WITH LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL...AS THEY MOVE THROUGH NORTHERN AND CENTRAL OKLAHOMA.

.SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTER GROUPS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL ACROSS THE
AREA SHOULD PREPARE FOR SEVERE WEATHER OPERATIONS THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL LINGER INTO SUNDAY. SEVERE WEATHER
IS UNLIKELY BUT A FEW STORMS MAY BECOME STRONG PRODUCING SMALL
HAIL.

SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL RETURN MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY...AS A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL SYSTEMS MOVE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
PLAINS. STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL WILL LIKELY EXIST
FOR A TIME FROM MID TO LATE NEXT WEEK.

GET GRAPHICS AND MORE DETAILS AT WEATHER.GOV/NORMAN...AND FOLLOW
OUR WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE ON TWITTER AND FACEBOOK.

$$

EM/MBS/AUSTIN

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
254 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

KSZ005>007-017>019-NEZ039>041-046>049-060>064-072>077-082>087-
191200-
PHILLIPS-SMITH-JEWELL-ROOKS-OSBORNE-MITCHELL-VALLEY-GREELEY-NANCE-
SHERMAN-HOWARD-MERRICK-POLK-DAWSON-BUFFALO-HALL-HAMILTON-YORK-
GOSPER-PHELPS-KEARNEY-ADAMS-CLAY-FILLMORE-FURNAS-HARLAN-FRANKLIN-
WEBSTER-NUCKOLLS-THAYER-
254 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THE CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS REMAINS IN THE FORECAST ACROSS THE
ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA THE REST OF THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. THERE
IS THE POTENTIAL FOR SOME THUNDERSTORMS TO BE ON THE STRONG TO
SEVERE SIDE THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS...ESPECIALLY FOR AREAS
ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80 AND ALONG AND WEST OF HIGHWAY
281...AND INCLUDING NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS. HAIL NEAR THE SIZE OF
PING PONG BALLS AND DAMAGING WINDS NEAR 60 MPH ARE THE PRIMARY
HAZARDS...BUT AN ISOLATED TORNADO CANNOT BE RULED OUT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

&&

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

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
245 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-191100-
CIMARRON-TEXAS-BEAVER-DALLAM-SHERMAN-HANSFORD-OCHILTREE-LIPSCOMB-
HARTLEY-MOORE-HUTCHINSON-ROBERTS-HEMPHILL-OLDHAM-POTTER-CARSON-
GRAY-WHEELER-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-
245 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA
PANHANDLES.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS MOST OF THE PANHANDLES LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...WITH THE HIGHEST CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS
OVER THE EASTERN TEXAS PANHANDLE. A TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR
THE EASTERN TEXAS PANHANDLE UNTIL 9 PM CDT. HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF
TENNIS BALLS...WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 70 MPH...AND ISOLATED TORNADOES
WOULD BE THE PRIMARY HAZARDS WITH THESE STORMS. OTHERWISE...SEVERE
WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

INTERMITTENT THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL EXIST ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
PANHANDLES MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. SOME THREAT FOR SEVERE STORMS MAY
RETURN DURING THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEK.

LOW TEMPERATURES COULD FALL INTO THE MID 30S ACROSS PARTS OF THE
PANHANDLES SUNDAY NIGHT...POSSIBLY LEADING TO A LIGHT FROST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED ACROSS THE EASTERN TEXAS PANHANDLE
LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

$$

CLK

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1129 AM MDT SAT APR 18 2015

COZ058>089-093>099-191300-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
CENTRAL CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 9000 FT-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY EAST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
DEL NORTE VICINITY/NORTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
ALAMOSA VICINITY/CENTRAL SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
SOUTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500 FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FT/PIKES PEAK BETWEEN
7500 AND 11000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
CANON CITY VICINITY/EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY-
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW
7500 FT-
COLORADO SPRINGS VICINITY/SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE
BELOW 7400 FT-PUEBLO AND VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FT-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
CROWLEY COUNTY-LA JUNTA VICINITY/OTERO COUNTY-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-WESTERN KIOWA COUNTY-
EASTERN KIOWA COUNTY-LAS ANIMAS VICINITY/BENT COUNTY-
LAMAR VICINITY/PROWERS COUNTY-SPRINGFIELD VICINITY/BACA COUNTY-
1129 AM MDT SAT APR 18 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...EAST
CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT
OVER MANY OF THE MOUNTAINS LOCATIONS. THE HIGHEST SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
ARE EXPECTED OVER THE CENTRAL COLORADO MOUNTAINS. THUNDERSTORMS
WILL BE POSSIBLE MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING...WITH
LIGHTNING BEING THE MAIN THREAT. HOWEVER...SOME OF THE STRONGER
STORMS OVER THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS COULD PRODUCE SMALL HAIL AND WIND
GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

AN UNSETTLED WEATHER PATTERN REMAINS IN THE OFFING SUNDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY...WITH OCCASIONAL PASSING WEATHER SYSTEMS PRODUCING DAILY
CHANCES OF RAIN SHOWERS AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS
THE AREA. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO FEW INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE
EACH DAY...MAINLY OVER THE HIGHEST TERRAIN.

A COLD FRONT WILL ALSO MOVE ACROSS EASTERN COLORADO EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING...WITH GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 45 MPH EXPECTED
BEHIND THE SYSTEM THROUGH LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

A FEW AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS
THE AREA...ESPECIALLY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. THE MAIN HAZARDS FROM
ANY THUNDERSTORM WILL BE LIGHTNING...WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH AND SMALL
HAIL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
LIKELY OVER MANY MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT...AND WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

$$

27/34

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
424 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-191115-
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-
424 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...SOUTH
CENTRAL...SOUTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT, MAINLY ALONG
AND EAST OF A LINE FROM SCOTT CITY TO LIBERAL. THESE STORMS COULD
BE SEVERE, WITH HAIL UP TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER AND DAMAGING
WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

PATCHY FROST IS POSSIBLE MONDAY MORNING AS WINDS BECOME LIGHT
ALONG WITH CLEAR SKIES.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THESE
STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTERS WILL BE NEEDED FROM THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT,
EAST OF A LINE FROM SCOTT CITY TO LIBERAL.

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT OUR WEBPAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/DDC

$$


FINCH

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: June 2, 2009
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE