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

64°F

18°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.84 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 8:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles WSW Yankton SD

  • Today

    Today: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West southwest wind 6 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South southeast wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. North 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

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West southwest wind 6 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South southeast wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 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 58. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. 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. North wind 5 to 7 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
A 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 59.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles WSW Yankton SD
 42.84°N 97.51°W (Elev. 1234 ft)
8:46 am CDT May 24, 2016
9am CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 30, 2016
 
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