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Severe weather possible for parts of central Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wed. afternoon and evening across portions of the central Plains, mainly across western Kansas into southern Nebraska. Large hail & damaging winds will be the main threats. Isolated wind and hail will also be possible over much of Missouri eastward into the Ohio Valley, with locally-strong wind gusts over the Northeast.
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Last Update: 933 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

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Lake Erie/The Islands to Vermilion OH beyond 5 nm off shoreline to US-Canadian border

Marine Zone Forecast


  • SynopsisA COLD FRONT JUST SOUTH OF LAKE ERIE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SOUTH TODAY AND THEN STALL OVER THE OHIO VALLEY. THE FRONT WILL MOVE BACK NORTH AS A WARM FRONT CROSSING THE LAKE FRIDAY NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT FROM THE WEST WILL APPROACH LAKE ERIE LATER ON SUNDAY.
  • This Afternoon Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
  • Tonight Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast 5 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
  • Thursday Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 knots or less. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
  • Thursday Night Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Waves 1 foot or less.
  • Friday Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 10 to 20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
  • Saturday Southwest winds 10 to 20 knots becoming south and diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
  • Sunday South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

    winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



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Zone Area Forecast for Lake Erie/The Islands to Vermilion OH beyond 5 nm off shoreline to US-Canadian border
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