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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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chico Municipal (KCIC)

Lat: 39.8°NLon: 121.85°WElev: 240ft.

Mostly Cloudy

55°F

13°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed VRBL 6 MPH
Barometer 29.85 in
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 06 May 6:50 am PDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. North northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. North northwest wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. North wind 5 to 9 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Chico CA
 39.74°N 121.85°W (Elev. 194 ft)
2:40 am PDT May 6, 2015
8am PDT May 6, 2015-6pm PDT May 12, 2015
 
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