This hazardous weather outlook is for extreme southwest Nebraska... northwest Kansas and east central Colorado. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT... Hot and dry weather persists today across the region. As south winds pick up this afternoon, elevated to near-critical fire weather conditions will become possible this afternoon and early evening. This is especially true for areas along and east of line from Wray, Colorado to Oakley, Kansas where extreme to exceptional drought conditions are ongoing. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY... Near-critical fire weather conditions are likely Sunday across the region as hot temperatures combine with low humidity, gusty south winds, and ongoing drought conditions. Showers and storms are anticipated Monday and Tuesday. The main threats with these storms will be heavy rainfall, although some strong wind gusts may also be possible with storms Monday evening. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Spotter activation will not be needed.