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Severe weather possible across parts of Plains, Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central and southern Plains, the Ohio Valley and the mid-Atlantic into New England. Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats, with an isolated risk of tornadoes across parts of the central and southern Plains.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Winter Havens Gilbert Airport (KGIF)

Lat: 28.06°NLon: 81.76°WElev: 141ft.

Fair

83°F

28°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed E 13 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.2 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 27 May 7:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Polk City FL

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. East wind 5 to 11 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind 5 to 11 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East northeast wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East northeast wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Scattered thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Polk City FL
 28.18°N 81.81°W (Elev. 148 ft)
2:55 pm EDT May 27, 2015
9pm EDT May 27, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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