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Severe thunderstorms possible for central and southern Plains Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening from central Texas northward to southern Nebraska. Very large hail is the main threat, although damaging winds and a tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
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Current conditions at

South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe Airport (KTVL)

Lat: 38.89836°NLon: 119.99615°WElev: 6257ft.

Partly Cloudy

55°F

13°C

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed VRBL 5 G 20 MPH
Barometer 29.83 in (1007.6 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 06 May 4:53 pm PDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W South Lake Tahoe CA

  • Tonight

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Rain/Snow

    High: 47 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 52 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of rain showers before 11pm, then scattered rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday
Snow showers likely before 11am, then rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. High near 47. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Thursday Night
Rain and snow showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light west in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W South Lake Tahoe CA
 38.93°N 120.04°W (Elev. 6398 ft)
3:29 pm PDT May 6, 2015
6pm PDT May 6, 2015-6pm PDT May 13, 2015
 
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