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Severe weather possible for parts of Midwest and central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains and Midwest, from central Kansas to west-central Illinois, as well as across parts of the southern Plains, from West Texas to southeastern New Mexico. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Current conditions at

Benson Municipal Airport (KBBB)

Lat: 45.33°NLon: 95.65°WElev: 1030ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 14%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 May 3:53 pm CDT

Extended Forecast

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Breezy

    Breezy

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind around 15 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. East northeast wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 61. East northeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 41. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Benson MN
 45.32°N 95.61°W (Elev. 1043 ft)
3:03 pm CDT May 4, 2015
5pm CDT May 4, 2015-6pm CDT May 11, 2015
 
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