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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.

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Barton County

Zone Forecast

  • Rest Of Tonight Mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. Lows near 60. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. Highs near 80. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph becoming north 5 to 15 mph after midnight.
  • Thursday Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. A 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. Cooler. Highs near 70. North winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
  • Friday And Friday Night Mostly clear. Highs 65 to 70. Lows 40 to 45.
  • Saturday And Saturday Night Mostly clear. Highs 70 to 75. Lows near 50.
  • Sunday Through Tuesday Mostly clear. Highs near 80. Lows 50 to 55.