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Severe weather possible for parts of central Plains, mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains, from northwestern Kansas to southwestern Nebraska and extreme northeastern Colorado, as well across parts of the mid-Atlantic and eastern New England. Isolated strong to severe storms are possible in areas surrounding the Slight Risk areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson, Carroll Airport (KJKL)

Lat: 37.59°NLon: 83.31°WElev: 1381ft.

Mostly Cloudy

84°F

29°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 4 Aug 12:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Buckhorn KY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 86. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Patchy dense fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Dense
    Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Patchy dense fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Dense
    Fog

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 86. Calm wind.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Patchy dense fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Patchy dense fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Buckhorn KY
 37.34°N 83.46°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
12:59 pm EDT Aug 4, 2015
1pm EDT Aug 4, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 10, 2015
 
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