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Air Quality Alert

Including the cities of Creighton, Bloomfield, Crofton, Wausa,
Verdigre, Niobrara, Hartington, Laurel, Randolph, Coleridge,
Wayne, Stanton, West Point, Wisner, Tekamah, Oakland, Lyons,
Decatur, Schuyler, Fremont, Blair, David City, Wahoo, Ashland,
Yutan, Omaha, Bellevue, Papillion, La Vista, Lincoln,
Plattsmouth, Nebraska City, Tecumseh, Sterling, Auburn,
Pawnee City, Table Rock, and Falls City
406 PM CDT Thu Jun 8 2023

The following is transmitted in collaboration with the Nebraska
Department of Health and Human Services and the Nebraska
Department of Environment and Energy...

WHAT...Air Quality Alert

WHERE...Portions of Eastern Nebraska

WHEN... 06/08/2023 4:00 PM until 06/09/2023 11:00 PM


AIR QUALITY INDEX...Moderate to Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups


An alert for possible Moderate (Air Quality Index yellow category)
to Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (Air Quality Index orange
category) for ozone has been issued for the following Nebraska
counties: Boyd, Burt, Butler, Cass, Colfax, Cuming, Dodge,
Douglas, Holt, Johnson, Knox, Nemaha, Lancaster, Otoe, Pawnee,
Richardson, Sarpy, Saunders, Washington, from June 8, 4:00 pm
through June 9, 11:00 pm.

During Moderate (AQI yellow category) conditions, those who are
unusually sensitive to particle pollution should consider reducing
prolonged or heavy exertion.

During Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (AQI orange category)
conditions, members of sensitive groups may experience health
effects. Sensitive groups include people with heart or lung
disease, older adults, and children. When conditions rise to the
orange category, sensitive groups are advised to reduce prolonged
or heavy exertion and avoid intense outdoor activities.
Smoke from Canadian wildfires may affect the air quality in
Nebraska.  Smoke levels and wind directions are monitored by
Nebraska and other states to predict when impacts to the air
quality may occur.

Information regarding wildfires and Impacts in Nebraska is
available from the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy
(NDEE) at

Alerts are based on data available from weather forecasts, smoke
plume modeling, satellite imagery, and from air quality monitors
located in Omaha, Bellevue, Blair, Lincoln, Beatrice, Grand
Island, and Scottsbluff.


Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
520 AM CDT Fri Jun 9 2023

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520 AM CDT Fri Jun 9 2023

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central Iowa.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight

Scattered thunderstorms are possible late tonight with little
severe weather threat. However, locally heavy rainfall will be

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

The threat of storms persist on Saturday into Saturday night. The
localized heavy rainfall potential continues during this time although
the severe weather threat remains low.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
518 AM CDT Fri Jun 9 2023

518 AM CDT Fri Jun 9 2023

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

A thunderstorm complex will move southeast out of South Dakota
and could continue to produce a few thunderstorms through the
morning and afternoon hours across eastern Nebraska and southwest
Iowa. A few of these storms could be strong, especially in the
afternoon hours.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Thunderstorms and locally heavy rain are expected Saturday as a
cold front pushes through the region. Localized flash flooding is


Storm spotter activation is not anticipated.


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
440 AM CDT Fri Jun 9 2023

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Minnehaha-Charles Mix-Douglas-Hutchinson-Turner-Bon Homme-Yankton-
440 AM CDT Fri Jun 9 2023

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northwest Iowa, west central
Iowa, southwest Minnesota, northeast Nebraska, central South
Dakota, east central South Dakota, south central South Dakota and
southeast South Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Scattered thunderstorms will be possible across the area today. An
isolated storm could be strong to severe with hail to the size of
quarters and wind gusts to 60 mph. Brief heavy rain is also possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

Chances for thunderstorms continue periodically through Saturday.
Severe storms are not expected.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.


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