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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Hastings NE
416 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

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416 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

A winter storm will affect mainly south central Nebraska late
this afternoon through tonight...with accumulating snow and
blowing snow. Winter Storm Warnings and Advisories are in effect
mainly along and north of Interstate 80. Please refer to the
latest Winter Weather Message product for detailed information.

There is a chance for isolated thunderstorms south of a line from
Alma to Hastings to Osceola Nebraska...late this afternoon
through mid-evening. This includes north central Kansas. There is
a very slight chance a storm or two could produce hail up to the
size of nickels...or possibly a couple quarter size hailstones.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

A winter storm warning or winter weather advisory will continue
for areas roughly along and north of Interstate 80 on Friday into
early Friday evening. Please see the latest winter weather
products for details.

.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/Heinlein

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
401 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

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MADISON-STANTON-CUMING-BURT-PLATTE-COLFAX-DODGE-WASHINGTON-
401 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST
IOWA...WEST CENTRAL IOWA...EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA AND NORTHEAST
NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A winter storm warning is in effect overnight through Friday
evening. Rain will overspread the area during the day today. The
rain will begin mixing with then changing to snow late this
afternoon and evening, with all of the area seeing snow by
midnight. The snow will continue, heavy at times overnight. Snow
will accumulate to about 4 or 5 inches by sunrise Friday in
northwest of a line from Thurston to Albion, with between 1 and 3
inches to the southeast of that line. Winds will turn northerly
overnight, and increase into the 20 to 30 mph range after
midnight. Near blizzard conditions are likely during the morning
drive.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

Near blizzard conditions will continue through the day Friday as
periods of moderate snow combine with north winds of 20 to 35 mph
to cause dangerous driving conditions. The snow will gradually
taper off late in the day Friday and Friday evening. Total
accumulations are likely to range from 6 to 10 inches with some
higher totals possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
401 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

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401 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST
IOWA...EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA AND SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Rain is expected to develop through the day today, with most areas
seeing rain during the afternoon. A few thunderstorms are also
possible this afternoon and evening, with a chance for small hail
in some of the stronger storms.

As colder air works into the region overnight, a mix with or
change to snow is likely late tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A winter weather advisory is in effect Friday and Friday evening. Any
mix of rain and snow is expected to turn to all snow Friday morning
and continue into Friday evening. Meanwhile, north winds will
increase into the 20 to 35 mph range during the day, causing areas
of blowing snow. Total snow accumulations by Friday evening are
forecast to reach the 3 to 5 inch range. Travel problems are
likely during this time, and especially during the Friday evening
rush hour.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
401 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

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401 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST IOWA
AND SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Rain is expected to develop through the day today, with most
areas seeing rain during the afternoon and evening. A few
thunderstorms are also possible this afternoon and evening, with a
chance for small hail in some of the stronger storms.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

Rain will mix with then change to snow by noon Friday, then
continue into Friday evening. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3
inches are expected by midnight Friday night. Also, north winds
of 20 to 30 mph will accompany the snow Friday afternoon and
evening, making for some hazardous travel conditions during this
time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed tonight or Friday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Topeka KS
330 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

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Wabaunsee-Shawnee-Douglas-Lyon-Osage-Franklin-Coffey-Anderson-
330 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

There is a chance for a few thunderstorms mainly north and west of
an Abilene to Holton line. Small hail is possible with the
stronger storms.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

&&

.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
327 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

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327 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017 /227 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017/

...Red flag warning in affect for this afternoon...

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

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Day 1 Discussion
----------------
Strong southwesterly winds will lead to extreme fire weather
conditions for this afternoon for parts of southwest Kansas.
See the latest fire weather message (TOPRFWDDC) for details.

Day 1 Hazards
-------------
* Hail: Limited risk
* Non-thunderstorm wind: Elevated risk
* Fire weather: Significant risk

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Days 2-7 Discussion
-------------------
There are only limited fire weather concerns for Friday
through Sunday period because of the cooler weather.
There is elevated fire weather concerns for Monday
through Wednesday as warm weather returns along with
continued dry conditions.

Days 2-7 Hazards
----------------
* Friday
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

* Saturday
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

* Sunday
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

* Monday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Tuesday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Wednesday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

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

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Goodland KS
945 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

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Greeley-Wichita-Dundy-Hitchcock-Red Willow-
945 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017 /1045 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017/

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

Patchy fog will develop after midnight over portions of the area.
Some locations could see visibilities drop below a mile. Where
temperatures are below freezing, slick spots could develop on area
roads.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

For Thursday morning...patchy fog could reduce visibilities below a
mile. Where temperatures are below freezing, slick spots could
develop on area roads.

Critical fire weather conditions are likely along and south of
Highway 40 in Kansas and Colorado Thursday afternoon ahead of a
strong cold front. Critical fire weather conditions will be possible
as far north as Interstate 70.

A dramatic change is expected as this cold front moves through the
region by Thursday evening, with windy and colder conditions
Thursday night through Friday. Wind gusts of 30 to 45 MPH are
expected, with the strongest gusts on Friday. The cool temperatures
and gusty winds will lead to wind chills falling into the single
digits Thursday night and Friday morning.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
416 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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416 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Breezy southwest winds will combine with relative humidities below
30 percent resulting in a very high fire danger across much of the
area this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A very high grassland fire danger is possible across the area on
Thursday and friday afternoons.

There is a chance of showers and an isolated embedded thunderstorm
across much of Eastern Kansas. Monday it will be cold enough for
some light snow in the Central Kansas but do not expect much if any
accumulations. Tuesday, the winds will pick up again bringing the
Grassland Fire Danger Index into very high category once again.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated tonight.

&&

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

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service North Platte NE
329 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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Logan-Custer-Deuel-Keith-Perkins-Lincoln-Chase-Hayes-Frontier-
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329 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017 /229 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017/

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

A winter storm system will begin to affect the region late
tonight. Rain will change to snow across northwest Nebraska late
tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

A winter storm system will continue to affect the region Thursday
into Friday. Snow will spread east on Thursday, impacting the
sandhills and north central Nebraska. At this time, the greatest
threat for accumulating snow is along and north of Interstate 80,
with heaviest accumulations expected across north central
Nebraska and the sandhills.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

Get your weather, hydrological, and climate information at
http://www.weather.gov/northplatte

$$

Taylor

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
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