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Isolated Severe Thunderstorms Will Continue

Isolated severe thunderstorms will continue from Minnesota to southwestern Kansas and vicinity. Within that swath, the most probable area for greater concentrations of severe weather is from eastern Nebraska across parts of Iowa. A marginal risk for severe thunderstorms also exists over eastern New England.
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Current conditions at

Mercury, Desert Rock Airport (KDRA)

Lat: 36.6207°NLon: 116.02868°WElev: 3238ft.

Fair

97°F

36°C

Humidity 7%
Wind Speed VRBL 6 MPH
Barometer 29.94 in (1008.4 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 28 Jul 4:53 pm PDT
Extended Forecast for

13 Miles NW Mercury NV

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Northeast wind 8 to 15 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light west southwest  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 95.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 92. Northeast wind 8 to 15 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light west southwest after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest in the evening.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 95.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 97.
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Point Forecast:
13 Miles NW Mercury NV
 36.74°N 116.22°W (Elev. 4439 ft)
2:08 pm PDT Jul 28, 2015
5pm PDT Jul 28, 2015-6pm PDT Aug 4, 2015
 
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