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Severe thunderstorms possible for central and southern Plains Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening from central Texas northward to southern Nebraska. Very large hail is the main threat, although damaging winds and a tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Dodge City, Dodge City Regional Airport (KDDC)

Lat: 37.77°NLon: 99.97°WElev: 2592ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.64 in (1001.6 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 8:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Bellefont KS

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Severe Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Severe Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Breezy

    Breezy

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 22 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 11 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 10pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 13 to 18 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. 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 74. North wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northeast wind 5 to 13 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Bellefont KS
 37.89°N 99.68°W (Elev. 2382 ft)
8:44 pm CDT May 6, 2015
10pm CDT May 6, 2015-6pm CDT May 13, 2015
 
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