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Chance of severe thunderstorms in the Plains on Friday

Scattered strong to severe storms will be possible from northeast Colorado and northwest Kansas into Nebraska Friday afternoon and evening, then overnight across portions of the central and northern Plains. Large hail and strong wind gusts will be the primary threats, although a tornado cannot be ruled out.
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7 Day Forecast

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Tonight

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 71 °F

Friday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 90 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 70 °F

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 88 °F

Saturday
Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

Low: 70 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 91 °F

Sunday
Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

Low: 72 °F

Monday

Chance Thunderstorms

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 90 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Friday Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 100. West southwest 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.
  • Friday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
  • Saturday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 95. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
  • Saturday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
  • Sunday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
  • Monday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
  • Monday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
  • Tuesday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
  • Tuesday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
  • Wednesday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
  • Thursday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.