National Weather Service advising area to be “weather aware” on Tuesday

NEBRASKA CITY – As a cold front drifts southward, severe storms will be possible Tuesday afternoon and evening for southeast Nebraska, southwest Iowa, northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas.

The Storm Prediction Center has placed the region in an “enhanced risk” of severe weather. Heave rainfall, large hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be the primary hazards.

The strong to severe storms could develop in northeast Nebraska Monday evening as the front moves into the area.

Additional severe storms will be possible Wednesday afternoon and evening in southeast Nebraska as well.

The Nebraska School Activities Association has already made the decision to move boys and girls soccer district tournaments up to Monday, including the boys B4 District Tournament in Waverly.

Wind Advisory in effect Monday

Extreme fire danger is expected on Monday as continued very warm, windy and dry conditions prevail across the region.

Southerly winds will again blow at 25 to 35 mph with higher gusts.

Outdoor burning is extremely discouraged. Fires that develop could become difficult to control.

A wind advisory will be in effect from Noon through 7 pm for southeast Nebraska.

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