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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

Ellensburg, Ellensburg Bowers Field (KELN)

Lat: 47.03377°NLon: 120.53132°WElev: 1745ft.

Fair

44°F

7°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed NW 15 G 22 MPH
Barometer 30.00 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill37°F (3°C)
Last update 06 May 6:53 am PDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 11pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Northwest wind around 11 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Ellensburg WA
 46.98°N 120.56°W (Elev. 1519 ft)
6:47 am PDT May 6, 2015
8am PDT May 6, 2015-6pm PDT May 12, 2015
 
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