Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible for portions of the plains

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today and Thursday for much of the plains. Some thunderstorms may be severe today across portions of the central/northern High Plains. Atrong storms are also possible in northern New England today. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-mountain West.
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Current conditions at

Traverse City, Cherry Capital Airport (KTVC)

Lat: 44.74°NLon: 85.57°WElev: 623ft.

A Few Clouds

73°F

23°C

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.6 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 1:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Empire MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 69. West wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers after 8pm.  Low around 57. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 69. West wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers after 8pm. Low around 57. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Empire MI
 44.82°N 86.06°W (Elev. 587 ft)
2:07 pm EDT Jun 29, 2016
2pm EDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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