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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.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Portage County

Zone Forecast

  • Early This Morning Light rain. Temperatures in the mid to upper 30s. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Today Light rain in the morning...then rain and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the middle 40s. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
  • Tonight Cloudy. Periods of rain and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening...then periods of light rain after midnight. Nearly steady temperature in the lower 40s. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph shifting to the west 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 90 percent.
  • Friday Not as cool. Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers in the morning. Highs around 60. West wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20 percent.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of light rain. Lows in the middle 30s.
  • Sunday And Sunday Night Blustery. Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of light rain. Highs in the upper 40s. Lows in the middle 30s.
  • Monday Blustery. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of light rain. Highs in the upper 40s.
  • Monday Night Blustery. Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of light rain and snow. Lows in the middle 30s.
  • Tuesday Blustery. Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of light rain and snow. Highs in the upper 40s.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows in the middle 30s.
  • Wednesday Blustery. Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of light rain. Highs in the lower 50s.