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Severe weather possible for parts of Midwest and central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains and Midwest, from central Kansas to west-central Illinois, as well as across parts of the southern Plains, from West Texas to southeastern New Mexico. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Riverton, Riverton Regional Airport (KRIW)

Lat: 43.06194°NLon: 108.44639°WElev: 5525ft.

Fair

54°F

12°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed VRBL 3 MPH
Barometer 30.07 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 04 May 8:53 am MDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. East wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. East northeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
Riverton WY
 43.04°N 108.41°W (Elev. 5045 ft)
6:41 am MDT May 4, 2015
10am MDT May 4, 2015-6pm MDT May 10, 2015
 
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