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Severe weather possible across parts of Plains, Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central and southern Plains, the Ohio Valley and the mid-Atlantic into New England. Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats, with an isolated risk of tornadoes across parts of the central and southern Plains.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lancaster, Fairfield County Airport (KLHQ)

Lat: 39.76°NLon: 82.66°WElev: 866ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1017.8 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 27 May 7:53 pm EDT

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds up to 5 mph shifting to the northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. East winds around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds up to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening...then becoming mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
Saturday
Partly sunny in the morning...then becoming mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Saturday Night And Sunday
Rain showers likely with scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Sunday Night Through Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Tuesday
Partly sunny with chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.
Wednesday
Partly sunny. Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 80. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
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733 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015
 
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