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Severe weather possible for parts of Plains on Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley, with a higher concentration of severe storms possible in parts of eastern Kansas and far southeast Nebraska. Large hail and damaging winds could occur with the stronger thunderstorms. A tornado or two will be possible as well.

Current Conditions

McDowell Mountains

Zone Forecast

  • Today Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds around 5 mph... Becoming south this afternoon.
  • Tonight Mostly clear. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
  • Thursday Patchy fog in the morning. Sunny. Highs around 80. West winds around 5 mph...becoming south in the afternoon.
  • Thursday Night Increasing cloudiness with a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
  • Friday Showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely... Mainly in the evening. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.
  • Saturday Night And Sunday Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 60s.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s.
  • Monday Through Tuesday Partly cloudy. Highs around 70. Lows in the upper 40s.