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Severe thunderstorms possible for central and southern Plains Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening from central Texas northward to southern Nebraska. Very large hail is the main threat, although damaging winds and a tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Alpena, Alpena County Regional Airport (KAPN)

Lat: 45.07°NLon: 83.56°WElev: 689ft.

Fair

62°F

17°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1023.7 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 4:54 pm EDT

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. South winds 10 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Warmer. Lows in the upper 50s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
Friday
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cooler. Highs in the mid 60s.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.
Sunday
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 60.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s.
Monday
Rain showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 50s.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the upper 30s.
Wednesday
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
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506 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015
 
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