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Severe weather possible across central Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains. The areas at greatest risk are southeastern Wyo., northeastern Colo. and the Neb. Panhandle, where very large hail and tornadoes are possible, as well as southern Neb. and northern Kan., where large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Current conditions at

Olathe, Johnson County Executive Airport (KOJC)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 94.74°WElev: 1096ft.

Partly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1011.8 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Jun 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Merriam KS

  • Late
    Afternoon

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Late Afternoon
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South southeast wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Merriam KS
 38.99°N 94.74°W (Elev. 905 ft)
3:15 pm CDT Jun 3, 2015
5pm CDT Jun 3, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 10, 2015
 
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