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Severe Weather Expected for Portions of the Midwest; Excessive Heat for the Central and Eastern U.S.

Severe storms capable of producing severe winds, large hail, tornadoes and heavy rainfall are expected through this evening across portions of the Midwest. A Moderate Risk (level 4 of 5) of Severe Storms and Excessive Rainfall is in effect. Excessive heat will continue to impact the Central and Eastern U.S. this week. Read More >

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NWS Confirms Two Tornadoes from July 1st Storms

Published 2024-07-03

Severe Weather Awareness Week in Nebraska - March 25-29, 2024

Published 2024-03-20

Kansas Severe Weather Awareness Week, March 4-8. Facts and Figures.

Published 2024-03-01

NWS Needs Your Feedback! Take our Survey about Changes to the Advisory and Statement Process.

Published 2023-05-16

March 27-31, 2023: Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Week Information Packet (PDF)

Published 2023-03-19

Kansas Severe Weather Awareness Week - March 6-10, 2023

Published 2023-02-06

A Look Back at Notable Weather Events in 2022!!

Published 2022-12-29

New Year's Day Weather History/Extremes for Grand Island, NE (1896-2024)

Published 2022-12-26

Learn More About Winter Weather Preparedness with our Winter Weather Day Information

Published 2022-11-08

Winter Outlook 2022-2023

Published 2022-10-21

Winter Outlook 2022-2023

Adams County Emergency Management: 2022 WRN Ambassador of Excellence

Published 2022-09-20

Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Week March 21-25

Published 2022-03-15

March 7-11, 2022: Kansas Severe Weather Preparedness Week (pdf)

Published 2022-02-17

Light Snow Possible Tonight Into Wednesday

Published 2022-02-01

Snowfall Forecast

2021 Temperature/Precipitation Extremes (Tri Cities and Entire NWS Hastings Coverage Area)

Published 2021-12-26

Thoughts on Frost and Freeze Forecasts? Give Your Feedback by Taking Our Survey.

Published 2021-11-19

Thursday, November 4th Is Nebraska Winter Weather Awareness Day - Click for PDF

Published 2021-11-01

The NWS wants your opinion! Please consider taking a few minutes to complete this survey on proposed changes to advisories, hazards and other messaging. Thank you.

Published 2021-07-08

NWS Hastings Virtual Spotter Talks in March. Learn More and Sign Up Here

Published 2021-02-22

Kansas Severe Weather Awareness Week March 1-5. Find out more information.

Published 2021-02-22

Winter Storm Snow/Ice Forecast

Published 2020-12-29

New NWS Radar Page: Learning How to Navigate & FAQs

Published 2020-12-18

Clay County Emergency Management honored as a 2020 Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador of Excellence

Published 2020-09-21

NWS Hastings Virtual Spotter Talk

Published 2020-05-07

2019 Precipitation Map (Entire Coverage Area) and Monthly Stats for 5 Specific Sites (G. Island/Hastings/Kearney/Ord/Smith Center)

Published 2020-01-01

December 27-29, 2019: Significant Rain Most Areas, Followed By 4-13" of Snow For Much of South Central Nebraska

Published 2019-12-31

2019 Top Weather Events & Climate Extremes

Published 2019-12-23

2019 SkyWarn Recognition Day this Weekend

Published 2019-12-03

Nov. 26, 2019: 6-10" of Snow (and strong winds) Impact the Northwestern 2/3 of Our Area

Published 2019-11-27

Sept 2019: 4th-Warmest On Record In Grand Island/Hastings

Published 2019-09-30

May 26-28, 2019: Tornadoes on 3-Consecutive Days! (including an EF-2 in KS)

Published 2019-06-03

Franklin County Tornado Survey Results

Published 2019-05-27

May 5th: 55th Anniversary (1964) Of Last Recorded F5/EF5 Tornado In Nebraska

Published 2019-05-04

March 25-29: Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Week

Published 2019-03-17

Sept. 2018: Weather/Climate Review For South Central NE/North Central KS

Published 2018-10-25

National Weather Service Hastings Nebraska WSR-88D Radar Outage

Published 2018-10-06

The National Weather Service Radar in Blue Hill Nebraska is currently out of service for unknown reasons. Technicians have been notified and are working on the issue, but a restoration time is unknown.

May 2018: Weather/Climate Review For South Central NE/North Central KS

Published 2018-06-13

Biggest April-to-May Temperature Difference On Record (cold-to-warm)!

Published 2018-06-04

May 25-31, 2018: Warmest Last Week of May on Record at Grand Island/Hastings!

Published 2018-06-01

Severe Thunderstorms Likely THIS EVENING-TONIGHT...Be Prepared and Stay Informed!

Published 2018-05-31

May 1, 2018: First Significant Severe Storms of 2018 Strike Eastern Half of Area...A Few Brief Tornadoes

Published 2018-05-03

March 5-9th: 2018 Kansas Severe Weather Awareness Week (PDF)

Published 2018-03-03

New this year - Probabilistic Snow Forecasts

Published 2017-12-22

Accumulating Snow Likely This Evening - Check here for Winter Weather Information

Published 2017-12-22