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Severe weather possible on Saturday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma expects severe weather to be possible on Saturday. The three main areas of concern are in portions of the Plains, Gulf Coast, and Western U.S. The area of greatest concern is in the Central Plains where a slight risk of severe weather is expected. In this area, damaging winds, large hail and even an isolated tornado can not be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Benson Municipal Airport (KBBB)

Lat: 45.33°NLon: 95.65°WElev: 1030ft.

Fair with Haze

79°F

26°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 29.91 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 3 Jul 6:34 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Benson MN

  • Tonight

    Areas Smoke

    Areas
    Smoke

    Low: 60 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Patchy Smoke

    Patchy
    Smoke

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Areas of smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Independence Day
Patchy smoke before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light south southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 64. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 74. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Benson MN
 45.32°N 95.61°W (Elev. 1043 ft)
4:54 pm CDT Jul 3, 2015
7pm CDT Jul 3, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 10, 2015
 
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