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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 Plains and Midwest, from central Kansas to west-central Illinois, as well as across parts of the southern Plains, from West Texas to southeastern New Mexico. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Current conditions at

Akron, Akron-Canton Regional Airport (KCAK)

Lat: 40.92°NLon: 81.44°WElev: 1227ft.

Overcast

79°F

26°C

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed SW 15 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.8 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 4 May 3:51 pm EDT

Extended Forecast

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest 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 chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Light east wind.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE East Sparta OH
 40.7°N 81.34°W
3:08 pm EDT May 4, 2015
5pm EDT May 4, 2015-6pm EDT May 11, 2015
 
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