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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE  
1202 PM CDT THU JUL 29 2021  
 
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1202 PM CDT THU JUL 29 2021  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA AND  
PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS.  
   
DAY ONE
 
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.  
 
A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF THE LOCAL AREA  
THROUGH 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING. PLEASE REFER TO THE ADVISORY  
STATEMENT FOR MORE DETAILS.  
 
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL BE THE FOCUS FOR MAINLY AFTERNOON SHOWER  
AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY. A FEW OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS COULD BE  
MARGINALLY SEVERE...WITH HAIL TO THE SIZE OF QUARTERS AND  
THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 60 MPH BOTH POSSIBLE WITH THE  
STRONGEST STORMS.  
 
AREAS OF SMOKE COULD REDUCE VISIBILITY TO 3 TO 5 MILES TONIGHT,  
WITH SOME LOCATIONS POSSIBLY DIPPING TO NEAR 1 MILE. THE THICKEST  
SMOKE WILL BE AIMED PRIMARILY ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 6 IN  
SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. SMOKEY HAZE MAY OCCUR AS FAR SOUTH AS  
NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.  
 
AREAS OF SMOKE COULD REDUCE VISIBILITY TO 3 TO 5 MILES ON FRIDAY  
INTO FRIDAY EVENING, WITH SOME LOCATIONS POSSIBLY DIPPING TO NEAR  
1 MILE. THE THICKEST SMOKE WILL BE AIMED PRIMARILY ALONG AND  
NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80 IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. SMOKEY HAZE MAY  
OCCUR AS FAR SOUTH AS NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS.  
 
ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON, THE HEAT INDEX OR "FEELS LIKE TEMPERATURE"  
WILL BE AROUND 100 DEGREES FOR MUCH OF THE OUTLOOK AREA.  
 
IN ADDITION...INTERMITTENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR THUNDERSTORMS EXIST  
FOR VARIOUS PORTIONS OF THE OUTLOOK AREA FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY,  
AND AGAIN LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. MOST OF THESE  
CHANCES STILL CARRY QUITE A BIT OF FORECAST UNCERTAINTY, BUT THE  
OVERALL HIGHEST CHANCES ARE CURRENTLY FOCUSED BETWEEN FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON AND SATURDAY NIGHT. ALTHOUGH THERE DOES NOT APPEAR TO  
BE A THREAT FOR WIDESPREAD SEVERE STORMS OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL  
DAYS, A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS APPEAR POSSIBLE AT TIMES.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT. HOWEVER HAIL  
REPORTS OF ANY SIZE OR REPORTS OF DAMAGING THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS  
ARE ALWAYS APPRECIATED.  
 

 
 
MORE INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB PAGE:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/HASTINGS  
 

 
 
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