Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Yankton, Chan Gurney Municipal Airport (KYKN)

Lat: 42.92°NLon: 97.38°WElev: 1306ft.

Fair

61°F

16°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.77 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 3:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Niobrara NE

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 11 to 16 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between midnight and 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming south 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 5 to 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 11 to 16 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between midnight and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming south 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 5 to 7 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Niobrara NE
 42.74°N 98.07°W (Elev. 1299 ft)
3:20 am CDT May 24, 2016
3am CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 30, 2016
 
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