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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

Ottumwa, Ottumwa Industrial Airport (KOTM)

Lat: 41.11°NLon: 92.45°WElev: 846ft.

Partly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed S 15 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 8:53 am CDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1pm and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 8 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 73. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
Keomah Village IA
 41.29°N 92.55°W
7:26 am CDT May 6, 2015
10am CDT May 6, 2015-6pm CDT May 12, 2015
 
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