Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Hastings NE
336 PM CDT Thu May 17 2018

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336 PM CDT Thu May 17 2018

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

There is a chance of thunderstorms within the outlook area mainly
after 10 PM tonight, and lasting into early Friday morning. There
is a Marginal Risk that a few storms could become severe, mainly
west of a line from Kearney to Alma Nebraska, to Plainville
Kansas. The main severe weather threat would be wind gusts to
around 60 mph, although some small hail could also occur.

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

Periodic rounds of thunderstorms are possible nearly every day in
the extended periods with the exception of Sunday.

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible on Friday, mainly
during the late afternoon and evening hours. While all areas have
at least some potential for severe weather, the greatest risk is
across areas southwest of a Kearney, NE to Smith Center, KS line.
Large hail and damaging winds are the main threats.

Strong to severe thunderstorms may also occur Saturday afternoon,
mainly across areas east of Highway 281. Once again, large hail
and damaging winds are the main threats.

Severe weather chances may return at times with thunderstorms
next week, but specifics on timing and location of severe threats
remains highly uncertain.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed tonight, mainly west of a line
from Kearney to Alma Nebraska, to Plainville Kansas.

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

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