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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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Current conditions at

Traverse City, Cherry Capital Airport (KTVC)

Lat: 44.74°NLon: 85.57°WElev: 623ft.

Fair

61°F

16°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.6 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 May 3:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Empire MI

  • Today

    Patchy Fog

    Patchy
    Fog

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 65 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Showers Likely

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 71. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 60. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 65. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly before 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 57. North wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Monday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 58.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 50.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
Empire MI
 44.82°N 86.06°W (Elev. 587 ft)
4:03 am EDT May 7, 2015
5am EDT May 7, 2015-6pm EDT May 13, 2015
 
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