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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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Current conditions at

Waco, Waco Regional Airport (KACT)

Lat: 31.62°NLon: 97.23°WElev: 515ft.

A Few Clouds

28°C

82°F

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed SE 30 km/h
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.2 mb)
Dewpoint 21°C (69°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index29°C (85°F)
Last update 6 May 6:51 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Waco TX

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 28 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 28 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 29 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 27 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 19 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Isolated showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. South southeast wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. South wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. South southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 15 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 10 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.
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Point Forecast:
Waco TX
 31.57°N 97.18°W (Elev. 167 m)
6:12 pm CDT May 6, 2015
8pm CDT May 6, 2015-6pm CDT May 13, 2015
 
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