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Severe weather possible for parts of northern, central Plains and Upper Midwest

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening for parts of the northern and central Plains and Upper Midwest. The areas at risk include parts of western ND, eastern SD, northeastern NE, southwestern MN and northwestern IA. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats, but a tornado or two could occur, as well.
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7 Miles ESE Lake Sarasota FL

7 Day Forecast

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This
Afternoon

Sunny

Sunny

High: 95 °F

Tonight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 75 °F

Thursday

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

High: 97 °F

Thursday
Night

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

Low: 75 °F

Friday

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

High: 95 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 76 °F

Saturday

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

High: 94 °F

Saturday
Night

Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Isolated
Thunderstorms

Low: 77 °F

Sunday

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 102. West northwest wind around 9 mph.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
  • Thursday Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 107. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Night Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
  • Saturday Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Saturday Night Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Sunday Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Sunday Night Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Monday Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Monday Night Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tuesday Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 50%.