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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
516 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

KSZ005>007-017>019-NEZ039>041-046>049-060>064-072>077-082>087-
201200-
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-
516 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

CORRECTED SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A SOUTHERLY WIND...SUSTAINED AT 25 TO NEAR 30 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR
35 MPH...WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS...GENERALLY
SOUTHEAST OF A LINE FROM OSBORNE TO BELOIT.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA
LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...MOST LIKELY STARTING AFTER 4 PM
CDT. LOCATIONS ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS...AS WELL AS PORTIONS
OF SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF A LINE FROM
ALMA...TO GRAND ISLAND AND OSCEOLA...COULD OBSERVE STRONG TO
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY BETWEEN 4 AND 10 PM CDT. HAIL TO
AROUND THE SIZE OF A QUARTER AND THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO AROUND
60 MPH WILL BE THE PRIMARY SEVERE WEATHER THREATS.

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

ON SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...THUNDERSTORM CHANCES LINGER ACROSS
THE OUTLOOK AREA...BUT WITH THE HIGHEST CHANCES DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS BEFORE DIMINISHING FROM WEST TO EAST
LATER SUNDAY NIGHT. ALTHOUGH WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT
EXPECTED...A FEW STRONG TO MARGINALLY SEVERE STORMS CANNOT BE
RULED OUT IN PORTIONS OF THE OUTLOOK AREA MAINLY BETWEEN 3 PM AND
10 PM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HAIL TO AROUND QUARTER SIZE AND WIND
GUSTS TO AROUND 60 MPH.

AFTER A SHORT BREAK...THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN TO THE FORECAST
DURING THE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT TIME FRAME.
ALTHOUGH UNCERTAINTY REMAINS HIGH IN THE DETAILS AT THIS TIME
RANGE...THERE APPEARS TO BE AT LEAST A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE
STORMS PRIMARILY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED AFTER 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...PRIMARILY ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS...AS WELL AS
PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF A LINE
FROM ALMA...TO GRAND ISLAND...TO OSCEOLA.

&&

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

$$

BRYANT/PFANNKUCH

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
506 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-201015-
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-
POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-
WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
506 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL...NORTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP OVER FAR NORTH
CENTRAL KANSAS AFTER 4 PM. SMALL TO MARGINALLY SEVERE HAIL AND
GUSTY WINDS ARE POTENTIAL HAZARDS IF STORMS ARE ABLE TO DEVELOP.

CHANCES FOR SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS INCREASE FROM 7 PM THROUGH
THE OVERNIGHT PERIOD FOR AREAS MAINLY ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE
FROM HOLTON TO WESTMORELAND...TO CLAY CENTER AND MINNEAPOLIS.
SMALL HAIL MAY BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS.

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

THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUING
THROUGH THE DAY MONDAY ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL COULD POSE A HAZARD WITH THESE STORMS. THE STRONGER
STORMS MAY ALSO BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS OVER MUCH OF AREA
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS
INCREASE FOR WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS SHOULD NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
454 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-201030-
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-ROCK-HOLT-GARDEN-
GRANT-HOOKER-THOMAS-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-
LOGAN-CUSTER-DEUEL-KEITH-PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-FRONTIER-
WESTERN CHERRY-
454 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014 /354 AM MDT SAT APR 19 2014/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ROUGHLY SOUTH OF A LINE FROM
IMPERIAL TO O`NEILL. GIVEN THE LACK OF MOISTURE...ANY THUNDERSTORMS
WHICH DO DEVELOP...WILL BE HIGHLY ELEVATED AND REMAIN BELOW SEVERE LIMITS.

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

A BETTER CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS...INCLUDING SEVERE
STORMS...ARRIVES WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT. AT THIS TIME...IT
IS TOO EARLY TO DETERMINE THE EXACT LOCATION AND TIMING OF
THUNDERSTORMS MIDWEEK. THE TIMING...LOCATION AND DEGREE OF THE
SEVERE THREAT WILL BE BETTER KNOWN OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

GET YOUR WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL...AND CLIMATE INFORMATION AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORTHPLATTE (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

CLB

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
408 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

IAZ043-055-056-069-079-080-090-091-NEZ011-012-015>018-030>034-
042>045-050>053-065>068-078-088>093-192315-
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-
408 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NEBRASKA
AND WESTERN IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH
FIRE DANGER CATEGORY THIS AFTERNOON AS TEMPERATURES APPROACH
80 DEGREES...GUSTY SOUTH WINDS PERSIST...AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES LOWER TO AROUND 35 PERCENT.

IN ADDITION...THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATER THIS AFTERNOON BUT
ESPECIALLY THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA. A
WEAKENING COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO MOVE INTO NORTHEAST NEBRASKA
THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE STALLING AS MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY
INCREASE AHEAD OF A DISTURBANCE LIFTING OUT OF THE SOUTHERN
PLAINS. A FEW STRONG STORMS COULD APPROACH SEVERE LIMITS WITH HAIL
AND GUSTY WINDS FOR SEVERAL HOURS LATE THIS AFTERNOON OR THIS
EVENING GENERALLY NEAR OR SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80 IN NEBRASKA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL REMAIN OVER MUCH OF THE AREA
SUNDAY...ESPECIALLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY NIGHT AS THE
DISTURBANCE MOVES ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS AND A REINFORCING
COLD FRONT PUSHES ACROSS THE AREA TOWARD AND INTO MONDAY MORNING.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE AREA
TUESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY AS STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE
APPROACHES THE PLAINS. ALTHOUGH TIMING REMAINS SOMEWHAT
UNCERTAIN...IT DOES APPEAR AT LEAST STRONG OR EVEN SEVERE STORMS
WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR PART OF THAT TIME PERIOD...ESPECIALLY LATE WEDNESDAY
INTO MIDDAY THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION SHOULD NOT BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON OR TONIGHT.

$$
CHERMOK

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1110 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

SDZ038>040-050-052>071-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-098-
IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-NEZ013-014-191200-
AURORA-BEADLE-BON HOMME-BROOKINGS-BRULE-BUENA VISTA IA-
CHARLES MIX-CHEROKEE IA-CLAY-CLAY IA-COTTONWOOD MN-DAKOTA NE-
DAVISON-DICKINSON IA-DIXON NE-DOUGLAS-GREGORY-HANSON-HUTCHINSON-
IDA IA-JACKSON MN-JERAULD-KINGSBURY-LAKE-LINCOLN-LINCOLN MN-
LYON IA-LYON MN-MCCOOK-MINER-MINNEHAHA-MOODY-MURRAY MN-NOBLES MN-
OBRIEN IA-OSCEOLA IA-PIPESTONE MN-PLYMOUTH IA-ROCK MN-SANBORN-
SIOUX IA-TURNER-UNION-WOODBURY IA-YANKTON-
1110 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA...
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA...NORTHWEST IOWA...AND NORTHEAST NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS...
A SMALL CHANCE FOR A THUNDERSTORM EXISTS FOR LATE TONIGHT ALONG
THE HIGHWAY 14 CORRIDOR INTO THE CENTRAL JAMES RIVER VALLEY. NO
SEVERE STORMS ARE EXPECTED.

WIND...
SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL AVERAGE 25 TO 35 MPH THIS AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS
TO 45 MPH...ESPECIALLY WEST OF INTERSTATE 29. WINDS WILL THEN
DIMINISH EARLY THIS EVENING.

FIRE DANGER...
GUSTY SOUTH WINDS IN COMBINATION WITH AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES OF 25 TO 35 PERCENT WILL RESULT IN A VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER
FOR ALL BUT FAR SOUTHWESTERN MINNESOTA FOR TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP
ACROSS THE AREA ON SATURDAY...WITH BETTER CHANCES SATURDAY NIGHT
AND SUNDAY...MAINLY EAST OF THE JAMES RIVER. SEVERE STORMS ARE
NOT EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SIOUXFALLS. THIS INCLUDES THE GRAPHICAL HAZARDOUS
WEATHER OUTLOOK.

$$

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