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Severe weather possible for parts of central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms for parts of the central and southern Plains Friday afternoon and evening, mainly across eastern New Mexico and West Texas, as well as northeastern Colorado. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Current conditions at

Olathe, New Century Aircenter (KIXD)

Lat: 38.82°NLon: 94.89°WElev: 1086ft.

Overcast

63°F

17°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1023.6 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SW Shawnee KS

  • Late
    Afternoon

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Late Afternoon
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. South southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. East southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 62. East southeast wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 73. South wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SW Shawnee KS
 38.97°N 94.86°W (Elev. 1007 ft)
2:29 pm CDT May 22, 2015
4pm CDT May 22, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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