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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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3 Miles ENE Sassafras KY

7 Day Forecast

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Jackson, KY Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

High: 86 °F

Tonight

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

Low: 68 °F

Thursday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 85 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 71 °F

Friday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 87 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 71 °F

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 88 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 70 °F

Sunday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. West southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tonight Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Thursday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. Light south southwest wind.
  • Thursday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.
  • Friday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
  • Saturday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
  • Saturday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
  • Sunday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
  • Sunday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
  • Monday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90.
  • Monday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90.