Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
241 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

NEZ060-072-073-082-083-052045-
DAWSON-GOSPER-PHELPS-FURNAS-HARLAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEXINGTON...COZAD...GOTHENBURG...
ELWOOD...HOLDREGE...CAMBRIDGE...ARAPAHOE...OXFORD...BEAVER CITY...
ALMA...ORLEANS
241 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...BRIEF LANDSPOUT TORNADOES POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON...

AT 240 PM...RADAR INDICATED ISOLATED SMALL SHOWERS WERE
DEVELOPING. SOME WERE EVEN BUILDING INTO THUNDERSTORMS. SOME OF
THESE SHOWERS HAVE EXHIBITED ROTATION AND COULD PRODUCE A FUNNEL
CLOUD OR BRIEF LANDSPOUT TORNADO.

AROUND 2 PM...A CITIZEN REPORTED A BRIEF FUNNEL CLOUD NORTH OF
CAMBRIDGE...ASSOCIATED WITH A BRIEF SHOWER.

ALTHOUGH TYPICALLY WEAKER AND SHORTER LIVED THAN TORNADOES
ASSOCIATED WITH ORGANIZED SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORMS...LANDSPOUT
TORNADOES CAN STILL CAUSE INJURY OR MINOR DAMAGE. LANDSPOUTS
DEVELOP AS A SURFACE FRONT OR WIND SHIFT LINE INTERACT WITH A
TOWERING CUMULUS CLOUD OR DEVELOPING THUNDERSTORM. LANDSPOUTS ARE
NOT USUALLY ASSOCIATED WITH A WALL CLOUD AND ARE OFTEN DIFFICULT
TO DETECT WITH WEATHER RADAR.

IF A LANDSPOUT IS SIGHTED...FIRST TAKE ANY NECESSARY TORNADO SAFETY
PRECAUTIONS...AND THEN REPORT THE LANDSPOUT ACTIVITY TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN HASTINGS AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT.

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HALBLAUB/WESELY


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