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Severe weather possible for parts of central, northern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central and northern Plains, from northeastern Nebraska across parts of eastern and northern South Dakota. Large hail will be the main risk, though a tornado or two is possible, as well.
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3 Miles WSW Merriam KS

7 Day Forecast

Today

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 83 °F

Tonight

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 65 °F

Wednesday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 78 °F

Wednesday
Night

Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Thunderstorms

Low: 66 °F

Thursday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 75 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 51 °F

Friday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 64 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 44 °F

Saturday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
  • Tonight Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Wednesday Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
  • Wednesday Night Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 66. South wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 64.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
  • Saturday Sunny, with a high near 66.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 75.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.