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Severe weather possible for parts of northern, central Plains and Upper Midwest

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening for parts of the northern and central Plains and Upper Midwest. The areas at risk include parts of western ND, eastern SD, northeastern NE, southwestern MN and northwestern IA. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats, but a tornado or two could occur, as well.
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7 Day Forecast

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This
Afternoon

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 86 °F

Tonight

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 69 °F

Thursday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 86 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 70 °F

Friday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 88 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 70 °F

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 89 °F

Saturday
Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

Low: 69 °F

Sunday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.
  • Tonight Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 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 70. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Friday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Friday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
  • Saturday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
  • Saturday Night A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
  • Sunday A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
  • Sunday Night A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
  • Monday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
  • Monday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
  • Tuesday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.