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Severe weather is expected across the central and southern Plains on Wednesday

The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting severe weather for Wednesday across much of the central and southern Plains. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds. There could also be small tornado risk farther south along the dryline.

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Orleans County

Zone Forecast

  • Today Partly sunny. A slight chance of snow showers this morning. Breezy with highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy until midnight...then clearing. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph until midnight...becoming light and variable.
  • Friday Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Light and variable winds.
  • Friday Night Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Light and variable winds.
  • Saturday Rain showers likely. Highs in the lower 50s. South winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
  • Saturday Night Cloudy with a chance of rain or snow showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
  • Sunday Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 40s.
  • Sunday Night Through Monday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 50.
  • Tuesday Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s.
  • Wednesday Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s.