Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Great Bend, Great Bend Municipal Airport (KGBD)

Lat: 38.35°NLon: 98.87°WElev: 1886ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

75°F

24°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.74 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 1:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

9 Miles ENE Hudson KS

Tornado Watch until May 26, 10:00pm
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Tornado Watch
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    Tornado Watch until May 26, 10:00pm

    NOW until
    10:00pm Thu

    Tornado Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain.  Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind 13 to 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Areas of fog before 11am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 21 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Areas Fog

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming east southeast in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. West northwest wind 6 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind 13 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Areas of fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 21 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming east southeast in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. West northwest wind 6 to 13 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
9 Miles ENE Hudson KS
 38.16°N 98.5°W (Elev. 1772 ft)
12:59 pm CDT May 26, 2016
1pm CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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