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Severe weather possible for parts of central, northern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central and northern Plains, from northeastern Nebraska across parts of eastern and northern South Dakota. Large hail will be the main risk, though a tornado or two is possible, as well.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Dakota County

Zone Forecast

  • Today Decreasing clouds. Highs in the mid 60s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Tonight Showers likely with isolated thunderstorms in the evening...then showers with thunderstorms likely after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.
  • Wednesday Showers likely with isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
  • Wednesday Night Cloudy. A chance of showers with isolated thunderstorms in the evening...then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. South winds around 5 mph shifting to the southwest after midnight. Chance of rain 30 percent.
  • Thursday A chance of showers in the morning...then showers likely with isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
  • Friday Breezy. Decreasing clouds. A 30 percent chance of showers. Highs around 50.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.
  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.
  • Sunday Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.
  • Monday Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s.