982  
NOUS43 KGID 200926  
PNSGID  
KSZ005>007-017>019-NEZ039>041-046>049-060>064-072>077-082>087-  
202130-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE  
426 AM CDT WED OCT 20 2021  
 
...NWS HASTINGS UPDATE ON STATUS OF COUNTY ELIGIBILITY FOR FROST  
ADVISORIES/FREEZE WARNINGS FOR THE REMAINDER OF FALL 2020...  
 
- FOR THE FOLLOWING 5 COUNTIES IN OUR NORTHERN/WESTERN COVERAGE  
AREA...VALLEY/GREELEY/SHERMAN/DAWSON/GOSPER:  
NWS HASTINGS WILL DISCONTINUE THE ISSUANCE OF BOTH FROST  
ADVISORIES/FREEZE WARNINGS THIS FALL. THESE COUNTIES HAVE ALREADY  
OBSERVED AT LEAST ONE WIDESPREAD FREEZE, AND MANY AREAS A HARD  
FREEZE, RENDERING ADDITIONAL ADVISORIES/WARNINGS UNNECESSARY.  
 
- FOR THE OTHER 25 COUNTIES IN OUR COVERAGE AREA (INCLUDING THE  
TRI CITIES AND NORTH CENTRAL KS):  
NWS HASTINGS WILL CONTINUE TO ACTIVELY ISSUE FROST  
ADVISORIES/FREEZE WARNINGS AS NEEDED THROUGH AT LEAST THE END OF  
OCTOBER, UNTIL ELIGIBLE COUNTIES OBSERVE EITHER: 1) A WIDESPREAD  
HARD FREEZE OF 28 DEGREES OR COLDER...2) AT LEAST A COUPLE OF  
WIDEPSREAD "MARGINAL FREEZES" OF 29-32 DEGREES.  
 
- GOING FORWARD:  
THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED AS NEEDED TO REFLECT ANY CHANGES  
REGARDING THE "ELIGIBILITY" OF OUR COUNTIES FOR FROST  
ADVISORIES/FREEZE WARNINGS AS WE GET DEEPER INTO THE FALL. IN THE  
MEANTIME, WE TRULY APPRECIATE THE EFFORTS OF OUR VARIOUS PARTNERS  
IN HELPING US TO MESSAGE FROST/FREEZE STATEMENTS THIS FALL,  
INCLUDING THE NUANCES REGARDING WHY THESE PRODUCTS ARE NO LONGER  
ISSUED FOR CERTAIN COUNTIES.  
 

 
 
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