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Severe Storms Possible into this Evening

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has an enhanced risk of severe weather in portions of the Great Lakes and Midwest today. The area of greatest concern is in Michigan, southeast Wisconsin, northern Illinois, and northern Indiana. The primary risks for this area will be damaging winds and large hail, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hill City, Hill City Municipal Airport (KHLC)

Lat: 39.37°NLon: 99.83°WElev: 2224ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1011.6 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 2 Aug 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SW Norton KS

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 96. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 96. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Norton KS
 39.81°N 99.94°W
6:26 am CDT Aug 2, 2015
9am CDT Aug 2, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 8, 2015
 
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