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Severe weather possible for parts of central, northern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central and northern Plains, from northeastern Nebraska across parts of eastern and northern South Dakota. Large hail will be the main risk, though a tornado or two is possible, as well.
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7NM NE Chicago IL

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Today

Areas Drizzle

N 15kt
7ftWaves Subsiding

High: 58 °F
Water: 63 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Tonight

Mostly Cloudy

NNE 10kt
3ftWaves Subsiding

Low: 53 °F

Wednesday

Mostly Sunny

SE 10kt
1ft

High: 68 °F

Wednesday
Night

Chance Showers

SSE 10kt
1ft

Low: 62 °F

Thursday

Thunderstorms Likely

S 10kt
1ft

High: 73 °F

Thursday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely

W 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 59 °F

Friday

Chance Showers

W 20kt
< 1ft

High: 61 °F

Friday
Night

Slight Chc Showers

W 20kt
1ft

Low: 46 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

W 15kt
1ft

High: 55 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 9:02 am CDT Sep 30, 2014
Forecast Valid: 10am CDT Sep 30, 2014-6pm CDT Oct 6, 2014

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Detailed Forecast

WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

  • Today N wind 10 to 15 kt. Areas of drizzle before 1pm. Waves 7 ft subsiding to 3 ft.
  • Tonight NNE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SE after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday SE wind around 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves around 1 ft.
  • Wednesday Night SSE wind around 10 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Waves around 1 ft.
  • Thursday S wind around 10 kt. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Waves around 1 ft.
  • Thursday Night S wind around 10 kt becoming W after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Friday W wind 15 to 20 kt. A chance of showers. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Friday Night W wind 15 to 20 kt. A slight chance of showers. Waves around 1 ft.
  • Saturday W wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves around 1 ft.
*Notices:
  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.