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Severe weather possible across parts of Plains, Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central and southern Plains, the Ohio Valley and the mid-Atlantic into New England. Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats, with an isolated risk of tornadoes across parts of the central and southern Plains.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Detroit, Detroit City Airport (KDET)

Lat: 42.41°NLon: 83.01°WElev: 627ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed SW 15 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 3:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Detroit MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    Severe Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Severe Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Patchy Fog

    Patchy
    Fog

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West southwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 59. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. East southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light southeast wind becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Detroit MI
 42.38°N 83.09°W (Elev. 636 ft)
3:14 pm EDT May 27, 2015
5pm EDT May 27, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2015
 
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