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Severe weather expected for portions of the Central U.S on Thursday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center (SPC) expects severe weather in the Central U.S on Thursday. The area of greatest concern is in the southern and central Plains. This area has been outlined by SPC as a slight risk area. The primary threat with these storms will be damaging winds and large hail, but isolated tornadoes cannot be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Yankton, Chan Gurney Municipal Airport (KYKN)

Lat: 42.92°NLon: 97.38°WElev: 1306ft.

Overcast

63°F

17°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed SE 17 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.63 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 May 12:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles WSW Yankton SD

  • Overnight

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4am. Steady temperature around 63. South wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a slight chance of showers between 10am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 8 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 65. North wind around 11 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind 8 to 11 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 63.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 42.
Monday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles WSW Yankton SD
 42.84°N 97.51°W (Elev. 1234 ft)
11:37 pm CDT May 6, 2015
1am CDT May 7, 2015-6pm CDT May 13, 2015
 
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