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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

North Platte, North Platte Regional Airport (KLBF)

Lat: 41.12°NLon: 100.67°WElev: 2776ft.

Overcast

66°F

19°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed S 15 mph
Barometer 29.64 in (1002.1 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 1:53 pm CDT

Detailed Forecast

Rest Of Today
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s. Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest after midnight.
Thursday
Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers in the morning...then slight chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid 40s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the morning... Then chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 60. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the upper 40s.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Saturday Night
Breezy. Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Sunday
Breezy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Sunday Night
Breezy. Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 30s.
Monday
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 50s.
Monday Night And Tuesday
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 60s.
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1250 PM CDT WED MAY 6 2015
 
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