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Severe weather possible for parts of Midwest and central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening across parts of the central and southern Plains and Midwest, from West Texas and southeastern New Mexico across the Oklahoma Panhandle and central Kansas and into northern Missouri, southern Iowa and west-central Illinois. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Current conditions at

Buffalo, Greater Buffalo International Airport (KBUF)

Lat: 42.94°NLon: 78.74°WElev: 709ft.

Overcast

58°F

14°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed SW 18 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.8 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 May 5:54 pm EDT

Extended Forecast

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, mainly between 1pm and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Northeast wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 72. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles S Orchard Park NY
 42.72°N 78.75°W
6:02 pm EDT May 4, 2015
7pm EDT May 4, 2015-6pm EDT May 11, 2015
 
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