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Severe weather is expected across the central and southern Plains on Wednesday

The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting severe weather for Wednesday across much of the central and southern Plains. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds. There could also be small tornado risk farther south along the dryline.

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Greater Lake Tahoe Area

Zone Forecast

  • Tonight Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 28 to 38. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Thursday Mostly cloudy. Highs 51 to 61. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon. Ridge gusts up to 50 mph.
  • Thursday Night Chance of rain and snow in the evening...then snow likely and chance of rain after midnight. Snow level 7500 feet lowering to 6500 feet. Accumulations up to 2 inches. Lows 30 to 40. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Ridge gusts up to 65 mph increasing to 80 mph after midnight.
  • Friday Snow and rain in the morning...then showers in the afternoon. Highs 36 to 46. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Ridge gusts up to 60 mph in the morning.
  • Friday Night Snow showers likely in the evening...then chance of snow showers after midnight. Lows 17 to 22. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Saturday Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Highs 38 to 48.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Lows 22 to 32.
  • Sunday Cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Highs 46 to 56.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows 21 to 26.
  • Monday Partly cloudy. Highs 59 to 64.
  • Monday Night Through Wednesday Clear. Lows 29 to 39. Highs 61 to 71.