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Severe weather possible for parts of central U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening for parts of the central Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, including parts of southern Nebraska and eastern Kansas, northern Oklahoma and western Missouri. Thunderstorms with large hail, locally-damaging wind and a tornado or two are likely across these areas.

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Benton County

Zone Forecast

  • Today Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms until late afternoon...then showers and thunderstorms likely late in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
  • Tonight Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
  • Thursday Showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
  • Thursday Night Cooler. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Friday Breezy...cooler. Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
  • Friday Night Colder. Mostly clear. Patchy frost after midnight. Lows around 40.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny. Highs around 60.
  • Saturday Night And Sunday Warmer. Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.
  • Sunday Night Through Monday Night Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs around 70.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.