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Severe weather possible for parts of central, northern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central and northern Plains, from northeastern Nebraska across parts of eastern and northern South Dakota. Large hail will be the main risk, though a tornado or two is possible, as well.
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Benson MN

7 Day Forecast

This
Afternoon

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Showers

High: 64 °F

Tonight

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Showers
Likely

Low: 55 °F

Wednesday

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

High: 74 °F

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 49 °F

Thursday

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

High: 62 °F

Thursday
Night

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

Low: 41 °F

Friday

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

High: 51 °F

Friday
Night

Breezy

Breezy

Low: 35 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Tonight Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Wednesday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind around 5 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
  • Thursday A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Thursday Night A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Friday A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Windy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. West wind 5 to 10 mph.