Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur 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 will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Russell, Russell Municipal Airport (KRSL)

Lat: 38.87°NLon: 98.81°WElev: 1860ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

62°F

17°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed NE 13 mph
Barometer 29.65 in (1002.9 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 9:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles N Dorrance KS

Flash Flood Watch until May 27, 01:00pm
Flood Warning until May 27, 08:45am
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Flash Flood Watch
Flood Warning
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 27, 01:00pm
    Flood Warning until May 27, 08:45am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East southeast wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South southeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southeast wind 8 to 14 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East southeast wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South southeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southeast wind 8 to 14 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming south after midnight.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles N Dorrance KS
 38.94°N 98.59°W
9:09 pm CDT May 26, 2016
10pm CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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