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Severe weather possible for parts of northern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across portions of the northern Plains, from extreme south-central North Dakota into eastern South Dakota. Isolated severe thunderstorms capable of hail and locally-strong wind gusts are possible.
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Current Conditions

Copper River Basin

Zone Forecast

  • Today Partly sunny. A chance of snow in the morning in the eastern basin. Highs in the mid 30s to mid 40s except in the mid 30s through the passes. North to northwest wind 15 mph with local gusts to 30 mph.
  • Tonight Mostly clear. Lows 15 to 25. Northwest wind 15 mph with local gusts to 30 mph.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 30s to mid 40s. Light winds.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear. Lows 15 to 25. Light winds.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s to upper 40s except in the lower 30s to lower 40s through the passes. Light winds.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear. Lows 15 to 25.
  • Friday Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. Highs in the 30s.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the 20s.
  • Saturday Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow and rain. Highs in the 30s.
  • Saturday Night Through Monday Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows 15 to 25. Highs in the 30s.