This hazardous weather outlook is for extreme southwest Nebraska…
northwest Kansas and east central Colorado.
.DAY ONE…THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT…
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for the following
counties until 10 PM MDT/11 PM CDT tonight: Yuma county in Colorado,
Dundy, Hitchcock, and Red Willow counties in Nebraska, and Cheyenne
and Rawlins counties in Kansas.
Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected this afternoon into the
evening hours, with the strongest storms expected north of Highway
36. Hail up to 2 inches in diameter, wind gusts of 70-80 MPH, and
brief tornadoes may occur. The threats will shift to primarily wind
by mid evening as the storms form a line and move east across
Nebraska and Northern Kansas.
This evening as the cold front moves through, northwest winds will
rapidly increase for an hour or so, with wind gusts as high as
40-50 MPH. This narrow corridor of winds will move southeast across
the Tri- State Area during the evening behind the storm activity.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…THURSDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY…
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…
Spotter activation may be required.