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Severe weather possible for parts of Plains on Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley, with a higher concentration of severe storms possible in parts of eastern Kansas and far southeast Nebraska. Large hail and damaging winds could occur with the stronger thunderstorms. A tornado or two will be possible as well.

Current Conditions

Lower Snake River Plain

Zone Forecast

  • Tonight Increasing clouds. Scattered rain showers. Windy... Colder. Lows 35 to 42. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph...becoming northwest around 10 mph after midnight. Areal coverage of precipitation 50 percent.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny. Scattered rain showers in the morning...then isolated showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 50 to 57. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Areal coverage of precipitation 40 percent.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear. Patchy frost after midnight. Lows 31 to 38. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Thursday Sunny. Not as cool. Patchy frost. Highs 56 to 64. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear. Lows 35 to 42. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Friday Through Tuesday Mostly clear. Highs 63 to 73. Lows 37 to 47.