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Severe weather possible across parts of Plains, Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central and southern Plains, the Ohio Valley and the mid-Atlantic into New England. Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats, with an isolated risk of tornadoes across parts of the central and southern Plains.
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Current conditions at

Detroit, Detroit City Airport (KDET)

Lat: 42.41°NLon: 83.01°WElev: 627ft.

Mostly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed SW 20 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 27 May 12:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Detroit MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    Severe Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Severe Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. West southwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. East southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light southeast wind becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Detroit MI
 42.38°N 83.07°W (Elev. 633 ft)
1:14 pm EDT May 27, 2015
2pm EDT May 27, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2015
 
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