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Severe weather possible for large portion of central, southern U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe weather Thursday afternoon through early Friday across portions of the southern and central Plains into the mid-Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys. Widespread thunderstorms are expected along and ahead of a cold front moving across these areas. The storms could produce damaging wind gusts, hail and perhaps even a couple tornadoes.

Current Conditions

Joshua Tree National Park

Zone Forecast

  • Today Sunny. Highs 81 to 91. North wind 10 to 20 mph.
  • Tonight Clear. Lows 57 to 67. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
  • Friday Sunny and warmer. Highs 86 to 96. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
  • Friday Night Clear. Lows 60 to 70. North wind 5 to 15 mph.
  • Saturday Sunny. Highs 89 to 99. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Saturday Night Through Sunday Night Clear. Lows in the mid 60s to mid 70s. Highs in the upper 80s to upper 90s.
  • Monday Through Tuesday Night Clear. Lows in the lower 60s to lower 70s. Highs in the mid 80s to mid 90s.
  • Wednesday Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s to lower 90s.