Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chadron, Chadron Municipal Airport (KCDR)

Lat: 42.84°NLon: 103.1°WElev: 3297ft.

Fair

3°C

37°F

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NE 9 km/h
Barometer 1011.5 mb (29.88 in)
Dewpoint 1°C (34°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill0°C (32°F)
Last update 24 May 4:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Crawford NE

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between noon and 3pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southeast 20 to 25 km/h in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 26 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. South southeast wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming west southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 8 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. West wind 15 to 25 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 25 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. North wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 23 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 8 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 22 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 8 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 23 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between noon and 3pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southeast 20 to 25 km/h in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. South southeast wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. West wind 15 to 25 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the evening.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. North wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Saturday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Sunday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Sunday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Memorial Day
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
Crawford NE
 42.68°N 103.42°W (Elev. 1130 m)
2:58 am MDT May 24, 2016
5am MDT May 24, 2016-6pm MDT May 30, 2016
 
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