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Severe weather possible for parts of northern, central Plains and Upper Midwest

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening for parts of the northern and central Plains and Upper Midwest. The areas at risk include parts of western ND, eastern SD, northeastern NE, southwestern MN and northwestern IA. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats, but a tornado or two could occur, as well.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Howard County

Zone Forecast

  • This Afternoon Partly sunny with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Tonight Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and scattered thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Thursday Partly sunny. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph in the evening... Becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Friday Partly sunny in the morning...then becoming mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Scattered showers. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Saturday Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.
  • Sunday Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.
  • Monday Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy. Lows around 60.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.