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Wind Chill Advisory


National Weather Service Hastings NE

404 AM CST Sat Dec 30 2017

...Dangerously Cold Wind Chills, Especially For Saturday Night and Through Monday Morning...

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Including the cities of Phillipsburg, Bellaire, Smith Center, Kensington, Mankato, Jewell, Ionia, Burr Oak, Codell, Plainville, Stockton, Osborne, Downs, Beloit, Loup City, Sherman Reservoir, Litchfield, Lexington, Cozad, Willow Island, Gothenburg, Kearney, Grand Island, Elwood, Johnson Lake, Holdrege, Minden, Hastings, Cambridge, Arapahoe, Oxford, Beaver City, Hollinger, Alma, Orleans, Franklin, Campbell, Hildreth, Inavale, Red Cloud, Blue Hill, Rosemont, and Bladen


The National Weather Service in Hastings has issued a Wind Chill Advisory, which is in effect from midnight tonight to noon CST Monday. The Wind Chill Watch is no longer in effect.

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. Saturday night into Monday morning, the lowest wind chills will generally range from -15 to -30 degrees.

* WHERE...Portions of north central Kansas, along with parts of south central Nebraska. The coldest wind chills for this area will be near Interstate 80, with slightly warmer wind chills found toward north central Kansas.

* WHEN...From late Saturday night through Monday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Wind chills this cold could cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes.


A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds will combine to generate low wind chills. This will result in frost bite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken. If you must venture outdoors, make sure you wear a hat and gloves.

Hazardous Weather Outlook

National Weather Service Hastings NE

420 AM CST Sat Dec 30 2017


This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for south central Nebraska and portions of north central Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

A Wind Chill Advisory is still in effect through noon today roughly along a corridor between Ord and Osceola in Nebraska. A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect for the entire outlook area After midnight tonight. Please see the latest Wind Chill Products for more details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

A combination of Wind Chill Warnings and Wind Chill Advisories continue for Sunday through noon Monday. Please see the Wind Chill products for more details.

Also, wind chills in the 15 below to 30 below range are forecast for Monday night.


Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

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1325 East West Highway

Silver Spring, MD 20910


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