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Severe Storms Possible into this Evening

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has an enhanced risk of severe weather in portions of the Great Lakes and Midwest today. The area of greatest concern is in Michigan, southeast Wisconsin, northern Illinois, and northern Indiana. The primary risks for this area will be damaging winds and large hail, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.
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Current conditions at

Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo / Battle Creek International Airport (KAZO)

Lat: 42.23°NLon: 85.55°WElev: 873ft.

Fair

91°F

33°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed SW 20 G 31 mph
Barometer 29.70 in (1005.2 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 2 Aug 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Portage MI

Severe T-storm Watch until Monday 02:00am
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Severe T-storm Watch
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    Severe T-storm Watch until Monday 02:00am

    NOW until
    2:00am Mon

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am, then a chance of thunderstorms after 5am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds.  Low around 66. Breezy, with a southwest wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Breezy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 6 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am, then a chance of thunderstorms after 5am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds. Low around 66. Breezy, with a southwest wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 6 to 14 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Portage MI
 42.2°N 85.59°W (Elev. 860 ft)
6:03 pm EDT Aug 2, 2015
6pm EDT Aug 2, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 9, 2015
 
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