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Severe weather possible for parts of central Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central Plains, from northeastern Colorado into portions of southwestern Nebraska and northwestern Kansas. Large hail, damaging straight-line winds will be the main threats, though a couple of tornadoes are possible, as well.
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Independence IA

7 Day Forecast

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Quad Cities, IA/IL Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 63 °F

Thursday

Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Thunderstorms

High: 73 °F

Thursday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 66 °F

Friday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 82 °F

Friday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 64 °F

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 78 °F

Saturday
Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

Low: 61 °F

Sunday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 81 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Showers and thunderstorms. High near 73. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
  • Thursday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Friday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Saturday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
  • Sunday A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
  • Sunday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
  • Labor Day A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
  • Monday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
  • Tuesday Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.