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

73°F

23°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 29.80 in
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 3:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SW Yankton SD

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. East northeast wind around 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. East southeast wind around 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. East southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. East northeast wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. 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 77. East southeast wind around 6 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. East southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SW Yankton SD
 42.86°N 97.48°W (Elev. 1201 ft)
1:35 pm CDT May 26, 2016
3pm CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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