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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.

Current conditions at

Fairbanks, Fairbanks International Airport (PAFA)

Lat: 64.8°NLon: 147.88°WElev: 433ft.

A Few Clouds



Humidity 23%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1012.1 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 8:53 pm AKDT

Detailed Forecast

Mostly clear. Lows in the 30s. East winds to 10 mph.
Sunny in the morning. Mostly cloudy after noon. Highs in the lower to mid 60s. Southeast winds to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy. Isolated evening rain showers over the hills northeast of fairbanks. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s. Southwest winds to 10 mph.
Mostly cloudy. Isolated rain showers from fairbanks west in the morning. Highs in the lower 60s. Light winds.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s to lower 40s. Light winds.
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 60s.
Saturday Night Through Tuesday
Mostly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs in the lower to mid 60s.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows around 40.
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.
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337 PM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015
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