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Cold Front Crossing the Central U.S.

A cold front over the Northern Rockies will move eastward to the Upper Mississippi Valley/Central Plains by Monday. Rain will develop along the boundary over the Upper Midwest and move into the Upper Great Lakes by Monday. Some of the thunderstorms could become severe in portions of Texas through Monday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Rice County

Zone Forecast

  • Today Partly cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to around 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20 percent.
  • Tonight Colder...clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. East winds around 5 mph increasing to southeast 10 to 15 mph after midnight.
  • Wednesday Breezy. A chance of showers in the morning...then showers likely and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s. Southeast winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
  • Wednesday Night Showers likely and scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
  • Thursday Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
  • Friday Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 50s.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the evening...then a slight chance of rain and snow after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
  • Sunday Partly cloudy. A chance of rain...possibly mixed with snow in the morning...then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.