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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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington, Jim Kelly Field Airport (KLXN)

Lat: 40.79°NLon: 99.78°WElev: 2415ft.

Drizzle

60°F

16°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SE 14 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.73 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 6 May 8:15 am CDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. North wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 50. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Monday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles NNE Elwood NE
 40.69°N 99.84°W (Elev. 2615 ft)
6:45 am CDT May 6, 2015
9am CDT May 6, 2015-6pm CDT May 12, 2015
 
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