Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
1049 AM CDT Wed Mar 14 2018

1049 AM CDT Wed Mar 14 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southwest
Iowa...west central Iowa...east central Nebraska...northeast
Nebraska and southeast Nebraska.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Very high fire danger will exist across most of the area this
afternoon, especially in southeast Nebraska and portions of
southwestern Iowa...where a Red Flag Warning is now in effect.
This will be due to the combination of warm temperatures,
southwest winds from 10 to 25 mph, and relative humidity values as
low as 17 percent. Outdoor burning is discouraged.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

High fire danger could also exist Thursday in southeast Nebraska.

A storm system will move through the area starting Thursday night
and continuing into Friday night. This will bring a wintry mix of
precipitation, especially along and north of a line from Neligh,
Nebraska to Atlantic, Iowa. Ice accumulations of around a tenth of
an inch will be possible late Thursday night into Friday morning
in this area. The most likely area for snow accumulation is across
northeast Nebraska, with around an inch possible. However, if the
timing and track of the system changes, snow amounts could be

Another storm system could bring a chance of accumulating snow
Sunday night into Monday, mainly for northeast Nebraska.


Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight, but any
reports of possible wildfires would be appreciated.



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