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Chance of severe thunderstorms in the Plains on Friday

Scattered strong to severe storms will be possible from northeast Colorado and northwest Kansas into Nebraska Friday afternoon and evening, then overnight across portions of the central and northern Plains. Large hail and strong wind gusts will be the primary threats, although a tornado cannot be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Wilkes County

Zone Forecast

  • Today Mostly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 90s. Heat index readings 102 to 106. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. Light and variable winds.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 90s. Heat index readings 100 to 104. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 70s. Northeast winds up to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
  • Sunday A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning... Becoming likely in the afternoon. Highs around 90. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
  • Monday Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.