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Weather Summary for Eastern Nebraska and Southwest Iowa
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
1145 AM CDT Tue May 16 2017

Unsettled weather can be expected for much of the region comprised
of Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota through the rest
of this workweek.

A strong upper level storm system will move over the central Plains
this afternoon, allowing for a cold front to work into eastern
Nebraska and western Iowa. Hot temperatures are again expected along
and ahead of the front coupled with breezy southerly winds, winds
that will continue to bring moisture into the area. Thunderstorms
are expected to first develop over Kansas, then move northeast along
a boundary by late afternoon.  Some of these storms are expected to
become severe, with some severe storms for eastern Nebraska into
western Iowa likely this evening.  The storm system will remain in
the area through Thursday with chances of showers and thunderstorms
continuing, but with the better prospects for severe storms this
afternoon and evening.

Highs temperatures this afternoon, 60s for northern Minnesota, most
of North Dakota and western South Dakota, to in the 80s for Kansas,
and most of Nebraska and Missouri into southern Minnesota.  Lows
tonight, 40s for most of North Dakota and western South Dakota, to
the 60s for Iowa into central Nebraska and Missouri into eastern


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