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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

St. Joseph, Rosecrans Memorial Airport (KSTJ)

Lat: 39.77°NLon: 94.91°WElev: 823ft.

Thunderstorm Rain Fog/Mist and Windy

66°F

19°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed W 29 G 39 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 4 May 5:53 pm CDT

Extended Forecast

  • Tonight

    Severe Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Low around 62. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Periods of showers and thunderstorms. High near 73. South southeast wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Saint Joseph MO
 39.77°N 94.86°W (Elev. 899 ft)
5:44 pm CDT May 4, 2015
7pm CDT May 4, 2015-6pm CDT May 11, 2015
 
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