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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hutchinson, Hutchinson Municipal Airport (KHUT)

Lat: 38.07°NLon: 97.86°WElev: 1542ft.

Fog/Mist

73°F

23°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1008.5 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 26 May 12:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Sterling KS

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 7 mph becoming south southeast.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Breezy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South southeast wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southeast wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 7 mph becoming south southeast.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South southeast wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southeast wind 8 to 13 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Sterling KS
 38.21°N 98.22°W
11:42 pm CDT May 25, 2016
1am CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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