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Severe weather possible for parts of northern Plains and mid/upper Mississippi River Valley

Severe thunderstorms are expected across portions of the northern Plains and upper Mississippi Valley Wednesday. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats with these storms, but a tornado or two could occur as well. Other strong to severe storms may occur from late afternoon into the overnight hours from the middle Mississippi Valley into the lower Ohio Valley.
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5 Miles SSW Sparta NC

7 Day Forecast

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Today

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 76 °F

Tonight

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

Low: 68 °F

Thursday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 81 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 67 °F

Friday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 80 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 63 °F

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 74 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 63 °F

Sunday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Tonight A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Thursday A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind around 9 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 A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Saturday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Saturday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Sunday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Sunday Night A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Monday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.